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Category: Health Technology Services


Health care technology management (HTM) professionals are vital members of any world-class health care delivery team. At the Alaska Native Medical Center, clinical engineers, biomedical equipment technicians, and other highly skilled professionals use their expertise to ensure the safety, efficacy, and availability of life-saving health care technologies for our Alaska Native people, all while keeping health care costs down. This year, Healthcare Technology Management Week is May 19-25. The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation states: “This annual celebration ...


Patients now have greater access to their limited health record and health care team thanks to MyHealth. MyHealth is a health management tool provided by Cerner® and a way for patients to access some of their health records online. MyHealth is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) compliant and provides you with the ability to securely view, store, and share your health information, and conveniently communicate with your health care provider. Organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health ...


“I love remote monitoring!” That was the reaction of Erik Weber, Buckland’s water plant operator, after ANTHC Tribal Utility Support personnel recently installed more than 30 sensors in the community’s water treatment facility. Remote monitoring systems collect information such as temperatures, pressures and flow rates and, using an internet connection, display them on a webpage. This allows operators and others to troubleshoot problems at a distance and to track and collect data which could help reduce fuel and electricity waste. ...


SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is now live with a shared electronic health record (EHR) system for the organization’s hospital and clinics after the partnership with ANTHC’s Health Information Technology department began last year. SEARHC joins ANMC and other Tribal health partners on the Cerner EHR system, which improves patient care through increased communication between our organizations and providers. For the patients referred to care at ANMC or seen by ANMC specialists at field clinics, the shared electronic health ...


The Alaska Native Medical Center Vascular Laboratory and Cardiology Department recently received a three-year reaccreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing in the areas of Extracranial Cerebrovascular testing and Peripheral Venous Testing. This latest accreditation awarded to ANMC’s Vascular Laboratory and Cardiology demonstrates the ongoing commitment to providing the highest-quality patient care in vascular testing. Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures within hospitals ...


Twice a year, ANTHC’s Institutional Environmental Health program partners with Southcentral Foundation (SCF) to offer a four-day diagnostic X-ray imaging course. The course is designed for health care professionals working in rural Alaska who take medical X-rays including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and community health aides. The fall 2016 diagnostic X-ray imaging course took place Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Anchorage. The event drew attendees from Tribal health organizations across the state including: Aleutian Pribilof Island Association; Bristol Bay Area ...

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