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ACT on the Trail is back supporting the health and wellness of our Alaska Native people along the route of the Last Great Race. For the second-straight Iditarod season, ANTHC is pleased to partner with Alaskans Changing Together (ACT), an initiative for all communities across Alaska to come together with a shared hope and vision for wellness. Led by two Kotzebue Iditarod mushers, Katherine Keith and John Baker, the aim of ACT on the Trail is to empower Alaskans to ...


ANTHC’s Rural Energy Initiative was recently awarded a National Director’s award from the Indian Health Service for its energy efficiency project work to improve the sustainability and reduce operating costs of rural sanitation systems and health care facilities across Alaska. The program was recognized for its accomplishments in identifying and implementing energy efficiency and renewable solutions through partnerships with rural communities, funding agencies and utility companies. The Rural Energy Initiative brings substantial benefit to the IHS portfolio of public health ...


Two vibrant new television ads promoting the health of our Alaska Native people are now running on various channels, including GCI cable, ADN.com, ANMC TV, Patient Housing at ANMC, YouTube and other ANTHC social media. Each 30-second spot promotes a theme of Native health care provided at ANMC and ANTHC: a comprehensive, holistic view of health and cutting-edge technology. Click the links to view the ads on YouTube: Holistic Health: https://youtu.be/CcNtj2zGiPc Modern Technology: https://youtu.be/oOZMOUl7YLQ “Holistic Health” takes you on a ...


The new issue of the Mukluk Telegraph, ANTHC’s quarterly newspaper, is now available on the Alaska Native Health Campus, at our Tribal partner organizations and online at www.anthc.org. The cover story celebrated the opening of the new patient housing facility at ANMC. Other stories include a feature on ANTHC’s Environmental Health and Engineering construction activities in 2016, a new diabetes wellness program for youth and more. Read the new Mukluk Telegraph online at http://anthc.org/who-we-are/publications/. If you would like to update ...


After years of planning and months of construction, the patient housing facility at ANMC is now open for guests. This new building for patient lodging officially opened on Jan. 2 with more than 100 guests in rooms on the Alaska Native Health Campus. The leadership of our health system’s Tribal governance, represented by ANTHC’s Board of Directors, recognized that providing safe lodging is an important piece of access to care for our people. Thanks to their vision, safe and convenient ...


In its second year, the Strategic Access department continued to help ANTHC increase and improve the care and services we provide. This year, we remodeled and expanded several clinics and inpatient areas, adding capacity to our hospital and helping ensure specialty clinic appointments are available when needed. Our largest projects from 2016 included the remodel of the Healthy Communities Building to accommodate 40,000 square feet of new clinic space and the opening of patient housing at ANMC mentioned above. ANTHC, ...

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