Category: Health Technology Services

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 ...

This week, Aleutian Pribilof Island Association (APIA) joins ANMC and other Tribal health partners on the shared Cerner electronic health record system. Four APIA clinics went live, including their largest one in Unalaska. The shared electronic health record helps improve patient care through increased communication between our organizations and providers. An ANTHC-led team of health information technology professionals were on hand to deploy the new Cerner system and provide support to APIA staff as they continue to see patients during ...

Heart disease is among the leading causes of death for Alaska Native and American Indian people. With so many of our people affected by heart disease, it is essential to have timely access to cardiology and telemetry monitoring services. At the ANMC hospital, we recently expanded our telemetry services to span the entire fifth floor. Up until the expansion, we only had the capability to serve 12 patients who required cardiac monitoring at one time. These services were previously provided ...