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Category: Alaska Native Medical Center


When it comes to recovering from an injury or illness or facing a terminal illness, for many of our patients, there is more to the healing process than medicine and care received from our medical staff. Many of our patients welcome visits from clergy volunteering at the Alaska Native Medical Center. On Sept. 9, the Rev. Norman H. V. Elliott passed away in Anchorage. “Father Norman,” as we lovingly know him, was a kind, gentle man who loved the people ...


In partnership with Tanana Chiefs Conference, ANTHC will support a Health Fair held at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Conference Thursday, Oct. 20 and Friday, Oct. 21. The health fair will offer a variety of health information and services for the thousands of conference attendees at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. As Alaska enters flu season, offering free influenza vaccines to all adult attendees is one of the health fair’s most important and immediate contributions. Other programs and services ...


The ANMC Transitions of Care (TOC) team recently won the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) 2016 Area Impact Award for their exceptional service in American Indian and Alaska Native health. The team consists of pharmacists Lara Nichols, Michelle Locke, Honeylit Cueco and Matthew Walker; and pharmacy technicians Stephanie Cook and Brian Guting. The TOC team was chosen to receive the award for their phenomenal contributions in advancing Tribal health and for their service to Indian country, which has been noted ...


Our growth at ANMC focuses on improving access to care for our people, while also enhancing the quality and experience of the care we provide. Our latest projects to expand the ANMC Infusion Center and Oncology and Hematology Clinic and will help achieve these goals through the addition of 20,000 square feet of new clinic space. The fourth floor of the Healthy Communities Building (HCB) on the west side of the Alaska Native Health Campus is being remodeled for additional ...


Our teams at the Alaska Native Medical Center are constantly making improvements in and around the hospital. This week, construction started in the front entrance and gathering area of the ANMC hospital, which has closed the front entrance and rerouted traffic to the east side of the hospital. Beginning this week and continuing through the end of October, a contractor will be working on the ANMC front entrance and gathering area, digging up the slate tile and replacing it with ...


Opened in 1997, the Alaska Native Medical Center hospital is almost 20 years old and experiencing the expected growing pains and aging issues for a facility its age. Our teams are constantly making improvements around the Alaska Native Health Campus. As we enter the later summer and early fall season, we will see many updates in and around the hospital. Currently, ANTHC’s Strategic Access Team is working with a local contractor to rebuild our sidewalks and curbs outside the ANMC ...

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