Atmautluak celebrated the opening of its new clinic May 9, with YKHC leadership, board members and well-wishers attending the ribbon-cutting ceremonies.
YKHC is currently facing a large budget shortfall. We were projecting a $7.3 million loss by year’s end, which is 13% over budget. According to our audited financials, budget performance in 2013 was also poor as operations experienced its largest loss in company history, $11.7 million.
Tribal Delegates list sanitation, staffing, cancer screening among top priorities
YKHC’s skilled nursing and long term care facility, the Yukon Kuskokwim Elder’s Home, received a visit from the State of Alaska’s surveyor on April 10, 2014 and passed all remaining requirements.
A class of 10 Community Health Aides recently completed their Session 3 training in Bethel.
Not only is she an on-call emergency OB physician, she is a family medicine doctor and to top that off, she is YKHC’s Chief of Staff for all of the hospital’s medical providers.
In response to Tribal Gathering priority concerns, YKHC’s Patient Centered Excellence Goal Team rolled out a real-time patient satisfaction survey in the Emergency Room in February.
YKHC will hold its annual Tribal Unity Gathering April 8–9, 2014 in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center.
AFN and its members issue this statewide invitation for collaborative, community action to celebrate and share our collective love, respect, and belief in the importance of our children.
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.