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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2015 New Year’s Baby!

Published on January 12, 2015

Welcome to the World, Rayann Lisa Martin, daughter of Lorena Martin of Kipnuk

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Lon Putnam retires

Published on January 12, 2015

Lon Putnam has spent most of his 15-plus years at YKHC working as a field clinical instructor for the Community Health Aide Program. He has traveled to every village in the YK Delta and beyond.

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Nurses Graduate

Published on January 12, 2015

The Bethel nursing students completed their four-semester clinical nursing program and were honored at a pinning ceremony at the cultural center on Sunday December 14, followed by a potluck.

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Staying Healthy

Published on January 12, 2015

It’s resolution time again. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get fit and healthy, you’ll need a rational strategy to reach your diet and weight loss goals.

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