As you may have heard, the Blood Bank of Alaska is returning to Bethel for a second blood drive. Donating blood does save lives, but before you sign up to donate, you may have some questions.
Did you know it takes upwards of $150,000 worth of training and supervision to credential a DHAT over the course of two years?
The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s administration, village clinics, and patients have benefited greatly from our dental clinic being fully staffed over the last three years. Looking into the fall and winter of 2012/2013, there will be a shortage of dental staff.
Congratulations to the Bethel and Subregional Clinic Laboratories! The College of American Pathologists recently surveyed each of YKHC’s lab sites and each site passed with flying colors.
The 2012 Bethel 5K Fun Run was a success. The Delta Tobacco Control Alliance (DTCA) hosted this event on Saturday June 2 to celebrate World No Tobacco Day.
In a June 5 memo to all YKHC employees, YKHC President and CEO Gene Peltola announced Vanetta Van Cleave had accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Meet Dr. Thomas Valley, the hospital’s new addition and Internal Medicine Doctor who will be working in Specialty Clinic.
The YKHC endoscopy team completed another Subregional Clinic (SRC) road trip, this time to Hooper Bay. Operating Room Manager Glen Jorgensen, RN, said, “It was our most productive endoscopy clinic to date. We saw 32 patients in four days.”
When you are involved with the walk, you are a part of promoting good mental health. Both good physical and good mental health are necessary for overall well-being of each individual. And, both can have, at times, life or death critical urgency.
Congratulations to Amanda Wise, Health Aide of the Month (February) from the village of Lower Kalskag. Field Supervision coordinator and Health Aide program administrator, Andrea Thomas stated “Amanda shows a lot of dedication to her patients. She stays in the clinic with patients and makes sure they get the care they need.