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The Alaska Native Medical Center was recently reverified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). ANMC was Alaska’s first Level II Trauma Center – first receiving verification in 1999. This achievement recognizes ANMC’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. “Our performance in providing the best care possible for injured patients was reaffirmed by the American College ...


The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) urges hospitals and birthing centers to meet the national standard of care by providing a universal birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine in order to provide infants with protection against the disease from a variety of types of exposures. In 2018, newborns were administered the hepatitis B vaccine before leaving the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) hospital at an average rate of more than 90 percent, protecting them from chronic hepatitis B infection and liver ...


ANTHC is always looking for ways to make our patients’ visits more comfortable. For some of our youngest patients, the Consortium has made efforts to brighten up their day, even if it’s for a few precious moments as they move through the halls of ANMC’s Inpatient Pediatrics Unit. Custom, family-friendly wall graphics extend the comfort and overall experience for our young patients. These were recently installed in key locations within the department.Inpatient Pediatrics was previously remodeled in 2013 to enhance ...


For our patients living outside of the Anchorage Service Unit, ANTHC offers a Walk-in Clinic for non-emergent health care services for our people while visiting town. The Walk-in Clinic is for our patients of all ages who have an illness or injury that needs immediate care but are not experiencing a medical emergency. Here are some reasons to visit the Walk-in Clinic at ANMC: Medication refills Vaccinations Fever School and Dept. of Transportation physicals Sinus and ear infections Sore throats ...


For our patients living outside of the Anchorage Service Unit, ANTHC now offers a new specialty clinic, the Walk-in Clinic, for non-emergent health care services for our people while visiting Anchorage. ANMC’s Walk-in Clinic is for patients of all ages who have an illness or injury that needs immediate care but are not experiencing a medical emergency. Here are some reasons to visit the Walk-in Clinic at ANMC: medication refills vaccinations fever and dehydration school and Dept. of Transportation physicals ...


It is never easy to be away from family and friends during the holidays, and for ANMC patients who must also stay in the hospital to address health issues, it can be a particularly difficult experience. That is why our employees take extra efforts to make everyone feel welcome and cared for during the holiday season. On Jan. 7, ANTHC and Southcentral Foundation hosted the annual Russian Orthodox Christmas Celebration at the ANMC hospital, Anchorage Native Primary Care Center, and ...

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