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.
The honor, given by Inventory Optimization Solutions, recognized the SCF’s exceptional capabilities in streamlining processes to optimize inventory and reduce cost, tackling such issues as management of physical counting, labelling and organization of storage areas, and unit of measure.
Members of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association executive committee announced that Becky Hultberg has been named as the next CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems.
The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA) reacted to the Department of Health & Social Services’ plan to reduce the Medicaid budget by $700 million over two years, beginning with a $187 million cut in FY 20.