Open Letter to the Residents of the YK Delta

Published on August 20, 2015

YKHC’s Electronic Health Record, “RAVEN”, is secure. After a former technology dept. employee was arrested for child pornography, YKHC worked with law enforcement and also conducted our own internal investigation. We have confirmed that RAVEN was not compromised.

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Press Release regarding Geisler Investigation

Published on August 12, 2015

Recently, a press release from the State of Alaska Department of Law was issued regarding former YKHC employee Gene Geisler, who has been indicted by the Grand Jury in Anchorage based on allegations of child pornography and sexual exploitation. He has not worked for YKHC for nearly a year.

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Meet Dr. David Compton YKHC’s OB/GYN

Published on July 22, 2015

David Compton grew up in the Baltimore area where his early interest in science prompted enough people to say he ought to be a doctor that the idea took root.

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McCann Youth help fish kings for upriver villages

Published on July 22, 2015

During the month of June, the youth at McCann Treatment Center were allowed to catch Kings for McGrath, Red Devil, and Nicolai.

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YKHC Policy Requires Proof of CIB or Tribal Card

Published on July 22, 2015

Starting August 1, 2015, YKHC will be implementing a policy where patients who do not have their CIB or tribal card on file may receive a bill, charging them for direct care expenses at YKHC.

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Precautionary Evacuation of At Risk individuals in Aniak, Chuathbaluk & Crooked Creek

Published on June 25, 2015

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Donna Bach, Public Relations Director Direct (907) 543-6037 Bethel, Alaska…

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Senator’s Land Conveyance Would Provide New Era of Better Health in Bethel

Published on June 25, 2015

Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s effort to pass 23 acres of IHS land to YKHC in Bethel paid off with the unanimous passage of S.230 in the U.S. Senate.

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Dump the Bucket Campaign Ends

Published on June 23, 2015

The one-month “Dump the Bucket” Indiegogo campaign undertaken by YKHC’s Office of Environmental Health and Engineering has ended. Although we did not reach our goal, we received tremendous support for the project and raised $8,235.

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Architects and Consultants convene for Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Project

Published on June 16, 2015

More than 15 architects and design consultants were on the YKHC campus the week of June 8 as part of the launch of design phasing for the Dr. Paul John Calricaraq Project, formerly known as the Joint Venture Construction Project.

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Measles case confirmed in Fairbanks

Published on June 10, 2015

On June 9, Alaska’s first measles case in more than a decade was confirmed in Fairbanks. State health officials recommend confirming, updating vaccinations for children and adults.

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