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Tribal Unity Gathering XX Recap

Published on May 6, 2013

This year the delegates voted decreasing ER wait times their number one priority.

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Fast Track teams ER with Outpatient

Published on May 6, 2013

ER Fast Track was implemented July 1, 2012 to decrease waiting times in the ER by allowing patients who may have lower acuity to be seen sooner in an outpatient clinic.

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Napartet Goal: Alaska Native Workforce Development

Published on May 6, 2013

In alignment with our 2013 Alaska Na­tive Workforce Development (ANWD) goal, we are proud to announce the launch of our Native management train­ing program, COMPASS.

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Diabetes Program brings it home! Nutrition and Fitness!

Published on May 6, 2013

YKHC Diabetes Program announces community gardens and fitness funds.

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What does the Sequester mean for YKHC?

Published on May 6, 2013

Across-the-board funding cuts have hit all federal programs and services, including the Indian Health Service—and YKHC.

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Roof projects earns award nomination

Published on May 6, 2013

YKHC’s hospital roof replacement project has been nominated for a Dept. of Health & Human Services “Green Champion” award.

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YKHC Behavioral Health works hard to lift spirits!

Published on May 3, 2013

The YKHC Behavioral Health Department was just awarded a grant from the Alaska Mental Health Trust to renovate a large single office into a shared office space for three individuals working within the intake department.

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Kwethluk Health Aides take initiative on Pertussis vaccination

Published on May 3, 2013

The staff at the Kwethluk Health Clinic has taken a pro-active stand in the fight against pertussis. Each person in the clinic helped to identify all the pregnant women in their community and screen them and their family members to ensure their vaccines that protect against pertussis are up-to-date.

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Health Aides complete Session 1 training

Published on May 3, 2013

Brand new Health Aide Adeline Wiseman of Chefornak describes her training session and how Community Health Aide Training instructors prepared her to take care of patients at her village clinic.

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Tribal Gathering Goes North

Published on April 30, 2013

The Emmonak Subregional Clinic did it again on April 20 as 17 team members from Bethel enthusiastically joined volunteers and staff for a one-day health fair, held at the clinic and Emmonak High School.

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