Paul John

Dr. Paul Kanrilnguq John

Published on March 12, 2015

Lifetime Honorary YKHC Board Member Dr. Paul “Kangrilnguq” John passes on.

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Health Aides Complete Preceptorship

Published on March 5, 2015

Over the past several weeks, CHAP instructors have flown to different villages to complete preceptorships for Health Aides. The preceptorship is the final stage of the Health Aide’s education .

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VA offering Tribal Vet Training

Published on February 25, 2015

VA Rural Health is recruiting 15 veterans—or those willing to help veterans in the YK region—to attend Tribal Veteran Representative (TVR) training March 26th in Bethel. Deadline to sign up is noon on March 1.

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EMS Day at the Legislature

Published on February 20, 2015

Alaska EMS regional coordinators and directors gathered from the seven EMS regions across the state, meeting in Juneau, the week of Feb. 2-6 to collaboratively work on statewide EMS issues.

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Governor Announces Medicaid Expansion and Reform Plan

Published on February 6, 2015

Governor Bill Walker was joined Friday, Feb. 6 by Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson to present the plan for Medicaid expansion and reform.

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Board and Leadership meet with Legislators

Published on February 4, 2015

YKHC President/CEO Dan Winkelman is visiting with the Alaska Legislature this week to advocate for YKHC and Tribal health initiatives that will be under discussion during the session.

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Native Artwork Stolen from YKHC Headquarters

Published on February 4, 2015

During the weekend of Jan. 31–Feb. 1, the YKHC Community Health Services Building or “New YK” administration building was broken into and approximately a dozen valuable artifacts and Alaska Native artwork items were stolen. A $1,000 reward is being offered.

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Chevak Clinic Grand Opening

Published on January 29, 2015

The collaborative planning effort that began in 2013 between the Chevak Traditional Council, the Denali Commission and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) has resulted in a new health clinic that opens today during a special ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 12:30 p.m.

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YKHC Ranks 1 of 37 in Recent Proposal to IHS

Published on January 22, 2015

Last summer and fall, YKHC submitted a Joint Venture Construction Program (JVCP) proposal to the IHS to construct a new outpatient clinic and renovate the Bethel hospital. Recently, YKHC was notified by IHS that the application was rated number one out of the 37 IHS received from across the United States.

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Provider Profile: Meet Mary Devlin, RN

Published on January 12, 2015

Meet Mary Jacob Devlin, RN. Daughter of Marie and Ignati Jacob, wife to Vincent Devlin and mother of daughters Karlene (18) and Natalia (15).

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