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.
After nearly 24 years of service to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Gene Peltola and the Board of Directors announced his early retirement as President & CEO and YKHC bought out the remainder of his contract. Gene’s early retirement is effective immediately. Gene started at YKHC in 1990 when the Board of Directors’ vision was to… Read More »
YKHC outpatient clinics and administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 20, 2014. This includes our Subregional clinics, village clinics, and YK Delta Regional Hospital’s Family Medicine/Outpatient clinics, dental, optometry, laboratory, Behavioral Health and Specialty clinics. The Emergency Room will be open.
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.
President/CEO Gene Peltola announced his retirement to the YKHC Board of Directors last month, indicating his final day will be April 30, 2014.