Category: Alaska Native Medical Center

At the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, we not only provide health care at the Alaska Native Medical Center, we also promote health and wellness initiatives that help keep you out of the hospital to begin with. As we prepare for another winter, we want to make sure all people are prepared with information and simple actions to protect our communities, our families and yourself from respiratory illnesses, such as flu, COVID-19, RSV and common colds, as well as winter ...

The Walk-in Clinic at ANMC is for patients of all ages who have an illness or injury that needs immediate care but are not experiencing a medical emergency.  Flu vaccinations are also now available! Come in and have your entire family vaccinated. The clinic is offering flu vaccinations from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekends. No appointment is needed. The Walk-in Clinic is also scheduling first, second and booster COVID-19 vaccination appointments from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ...

Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Paula K. Ayojiak, RN in Inpatient Pediatrics. DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and Ayojiak was nominated by her pediatric patient for the excellent care she provides. This past quarter, Ayojiak received three nominations. In an effort to further recognize our nurses for their outstanding work, ANMC partners with the DAISY Award, an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every ...

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Native Medical Center, Southcentral Foundation, and ANMC laboratory recently received the Patient Safety “Beacon” Award from The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA). The ANMC Laboratory is operated collaboratively by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Southcentral Foundation, and is led by Dr. James J. Tiesinga, Laboratory Medical Director. The Beacon Award highlights demonstrated above-and-beyond safety-related performance. This year, the awards review committee and ASHNHA staff selected Dr. Tiesinga, on ...

ANMC Purchased Referred Care (PRC) offers limited benefits to eligible Alaska Native and American Indian beneficiaries to help with emergency medical care while traveling outside of Alaska. Patients who meet ANMC’s eligibility criteria and residency requirements qualify. To meet residency requirements, the individual must not have been absent from Alaska for more than 180 days; and intend to live in Alaska indefinitely. Individuals who move back to Alaska must live in Alaska for at least 180 days, with the intent ...

Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community. September is National Recovery Month. Observing Recovery Month helps to increase awareness and understanding of substance use disorders, increase knowledge of recovery resources and provide support by sharing personal stories of addiction and recovery. This year’s theme for National Recovery Month is Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community. Substance use treatment and mental health services can support those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to ...