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.
Alaska Congressional Delegation Land Transfer Passes Congress, Benefitting Native Health Efforts. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to Get More Land for Improved Care
YKHC’s Behavioral Health Preventative Services Department invites you to attend the Second annual Calricaraq/Yuuluaqauciq Conference to be held January 13-15, 2014 at Yuut Elitnaurviat in Bethel, Alaska.
YKHC Outpatient Clinics and administrative offices will be closed—
Family Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Behavioral Health, Specialty Clinics Pharmacy & Lab. The Emergency Room will be open.
Dr. Susan Sergie is a Yup’ik from Alakanuk, raised in the traditions of subsistence and now working as a Dentist for YKHC. Here is her story.
The Whites started up their own 501c3, project HOPE, or Helping Other People Excel to have a healthy way of reaching out so the region’s young people can learn and grow.
The 5th Annual Bethel Community Health Fair will be held Saturday November 9, 2013 at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.