YKHC is committed to patient safety. We observe National Patient Safety week as an opportunity to reinforce that committment and renew our attention to Patient Safety activities for staff and patients.
Confused about the Affordable Care Act? Questions answered and enrollment assistance available this week at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. Do you need Alaska Native/American Indian Exemption? Do you need to do anything at all? Find out more.
You’re cordially invited to a community meeting BLM will host at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center on Wed, Feb 26, at 6 p.m. The topic is the planned cleanup of contaminated mine tailings at the Red Devil Mine site this summer. Please join us at the meeting if you can. Your comments and suggestions will help BLM select the best alternative for the site.
In observance of President’s Day—Monday, February 17— YKHC Outpatient Clinics and administrative offices will be closed: Family Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy and Specialty Clinics. THE EMERGENCY ROOM WILL BE OPEN
Need a new exam, fillings, extraction, or hygiene appointment? YKHC Dental is proud to present our Short Call List. If you can get to the dental department in 15 minutes you can be added to our Short Call List.
YKHC’s Rita Kalistook was named Distinguished Nurse of the Year at the annual March of Dimes banquet held recently in Anchorage. The award goes to nurses who have demonstrated leadership and expertise throughout their careers.
2013 began with a huge change in healthcare delivery with the implementation of RAVEN, the Electronic Health Record. RAVEN, an acronym for Records And Verification Electronic Network, went live on Jan. 28 after two years of preparation and $12 million invested.
In an effort to encourage more Alaskans to get immunized against the flu, the Alaska Division of Public Health will continue waiving the standard $28 administrative fee for the flu vaccine for an additional three months. — DHHS Press Release
Community partners including YKHC, Public Health Nursing, University of Alaska Anchorage Nursing Program, the Lower Kuskokwim School District, and other community members gathered to plan and activate an Incident Command Structure (ICS)-based Mass Dispensing Exercise December 7.
Bethel’s YK Delta Regional Hospital is 6th in the Nation in improving patient readmission rates according to recent CMS Quality Improvement report.