Brandi Burchett has been selected as the new CEO of Mat-Su Senior Services, serving the widest geographical area of any senior service provider.
Tiffany Coffman received the Certified Healthcare Interior Designer designation after passing a rigorous examination administered by the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers.
The nonprofit healthcare affiliate of Koniag regional corporation chose Pfeffer for the position after a nationwide search.
Through this initiative, students who are in the final semester of their nursing program are given the option to complete course requirements on an expedited timeline so they can graduate early.
Cathy Sandeen details the efforts taken by the UAA community, from students to faculty to affiliated institutions, to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through a series of events suited to a detective novel, researchers made a connection between Brevig Mission and the flu virus that helped prevent another outbreak of the 1918 flu, one of the worst epidemics ever experienced.
The Alaska-grown Pacific Health Coalition represents more than 250,000 people, the majority of whom are in the Pacific Northwest, including members in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, California, and Nevada, in addition to Alaska.
According to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, which administers the state plan, Alaska’s Medicaid program covers more than 200,000 men, women, and children, providing access to healthcare services they couldn’t otherwise afford.
Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage was recently awarded the Quality Excellence Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health through its Nursing Home Quality Awards program, which recognizes long-term care centers that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to patient safety, satisfaction and health care services.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has received a five-year, $16 million grant to increase the diversity and research capacity of undergraduate students in its biomedical programs.