It’s ironic that “on paper,” the idea of electronic health records (EHRs), which provide an easy way for physicians, hospital systems, and patients to keep track of a person’s medical history, makes a lot of sense.
The prices for fuel and food surprise many first time visitors to rural Alaska towns.
The Last Frontier is far more than a raw resource extraction point for North Slope crude oil, according to a manager of one of the three Alaska in-state oil refineries.
One of the first things most people notice when they meet Holly Mititquq Nordlum are the distinctive tattoos on her chin.
Of about 7,600 contaminated sites in Alaska, some 70 percent have been cleaned up with 2,300 remaining that require additional remediation.
When constructing in the Arctic or near-Arctic regions of the world where permafrost dominates, the adage “If it’s frozen, keep it frozen; if it’s thawed keep it thawed” provides a strong foundation. Doing this, however, is one of the greatest challenges for engineers and construction companies that specialize in building in some of the coldest places on Earth.
The 13th Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly took place in Utqiaġvik in July. During that assembly, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation CEO Rex Rock Sr. voiced his support for oil and gas development in the Arctic.
It takes a lot of equipment to tame the Last Frontier—from bulldozers and skid loaders to excavators and forklifts, there is no lack of demand for construction equipment.
Philanthropy is a crucial part of the culture at Alaska’s banks and credit unions.
Alaska Native corporations have earned positive reputations for their work with government contracting and in the oil and gas industry. However, a number of corporations have balanced and diversified their portfolios with tourism industry assets.