RE: YKHC’s Recent JVCP Proposal to IHS Please read YKHC President/CEO’s internal memo to ALL YKHC staff sent on January 22, 2015 Good afternoon. I want to brief you on some exciting news. As you may recall, shortly after getting into my new position last spring, I worked with the Board of Directors and all… Read More »
Starting Wednesday, December 24, at noon and continuing through Thursday, December 25, 2014, Bethel’s YKHC hospital, subregional, village clinics and administrative offices will be closed
In observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014 YKHC Outpatient Clinic, Pharmacy and administrative offices will be closed (including Lab, Dental, Optometry, Behavioral Health & Specialty Clinics). The Emergency Room is open.
Internal memo sent to YKHC workforce written by Dan Winkelman, YKHC President/CEO June 6, 2014 Dear Team, It has been a little over 100 days since I became your President & CEO and I wanted to provide you an update on our 100 Day Plan for Improvements. 100 Day Plan As a reminder, the 100… Read More »
In observance of Traditional Chiefs Day, on Friday December 13th. YKHC Outpatient Clinics, Pharmacy and administrative offices will be closed including Family Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Laboratory, Behavioral Health and Specialty Clinics. The Emergency Room will be open.
By popular request, there is now cable TV throughout the hospital.
YKHC’s 20th Tribal Unity Gathering ended Thursday, April 4 with representatives from throughout the YK Delta casting votes for their top health care priorities for the coming year.
Congratulations to Bethel’s Beverly Hoffman, recipient of the Healthy Alaska Native Foundation’s 6th Annual Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards for Community Spirit. Beverly was honored at a reception with a legislative citation and recognition held Saturday, March 23rd in Anchorage for her dedication in improving the community of Bethel and inspiring the people of the Y-K… Read More »
The YKHC Dental Prevention Services Department will be at Camai Festival this weekend on Saturday March 23, 2013 from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. hosting the 24th Annual Smile Alaska Style photo contest.
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are above normal. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The YK Delta is seeing an increase of Type 2 diabetes.