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Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Cynthia Mondesir

Published on July 16, 2013

Intrigued by the way health care is provided in the YK Delta, Dr Mondesir accepted a job as a pediatrician at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital in 2008.

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Predoctoral Internship Pilot Year a Success!

Published on July 10, 2013

In September, YKHC and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) will graduate their first predoctoral intern, Xiomara Owens M.S.

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Grant funds study of vitamin D and mental illness

Published on July 10, 2013

YKHC has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to study the possible correlation between vitamin D deficiency and mental illness, including depression and suicide.

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Grants help fund YKHC services, programs

Published on July 10, 2013

With the beginning of the State of Alaska fiscal year in July comes the annual grant funding that helps YKHC provide services throughout the region.

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Cost savings result in funding for new Chevak Health Clinic

Published on July 9, 2013

Funding is now in place for the new Chevak Health Clinic, The Denali Commission and YKHC announced July 10. The ability to fund the Chevak Health Clinic at this time was realized from cost savings on previously constructed YKHC clinics.

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Mammography Program earns recertification

Published on June 20, 2013

Congratulations to the Diagnostic Imaging Department, Mammographers and Mammography program for passing their annual FDA/MQSA inspection in March of this year.

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YKHC Nurse Practitioner to represent Alaska at AANP

Published on June 7, 2013

Lois Rockcastle RN, MS, FNP-BC, who has been a nurse practitioner with YKHC for over 20 years, was recently appointed the Alaska State Representative to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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Health Aides of the Month for March and April

Published on May 28, 2013

Congratulations and thank you to Gwendolyn Evan, CHA I in Kongiganak and Jorian Hamilton, CHA III in Grayling, Health Aides of the Month for March and April.

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Improving Pediatric Patient Care Through Education

Published on May 28, 2013

Six inpatient nurses and one OB nurse recently gained their PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization) certification through the American Heart Association.

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Dental Health Aides expand training for dental disease prevention

Published on May 9, 2013

YKHC’s Dental Prevention Program is working diligently on preventing tooth decay in many different ways. Read more about our Dental Health Aide training and Smile Alaska Style.

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