Category: Healthy Medical Services

Chief Clinical Consultants are appointed by the Chief Medical Officer of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to serve as advocates for improved patient care across the Indian health care system for a term of three years. Commander (CDR) Molly Rutledge, ANMC Speech and Language Pathologist in the Pediatrics Department, received her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology (SLP) from the School of Health Professions at the University of Kansas and completed her clinical fellowship year in Ewa, Hawaii. She ...

The Winter 2021 Mukluk Telegraph newspaper is now online! Featuring these stories: ANMC staff receive first COVID-19 vaccinations in AlaskaChevak: A success story in Tribal utility partnership‘Don’t let me have gone through this for nothing.’ Son shares mother’s legacy after her passing from colorectal cancer Also check out these videos: Protecting Our People: COVID-19 info in five Alaska Native languagesVideo 2020 Year in Review Or this recipe for caribou soup and share with others how to keep a healthy home! ...

History in the making. A step toward normalcy. An amazing feat of science and technology. These are just some of the ways people have described how they feel about the COVID-19 vaccine. Twelve months into the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska received its first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, Dec. 13, and deliveries were made safely to three Anchorage health care facilities the next day. Alaska Native Medical Center was the first Alaska facility to receive the COVID-19 ...

The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing granted the Cardiology Clinic at the Alaska Native Medical Center a three-year term of accreditation in the area(s) of extracranial cerebrovascular testing and peripheral venous testing. The accreditation indicates the cardiology clinic passed IAC’s intensive application and review process demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care in vascular testing. According to a press release from IAC, the accreditation is a seal of approval patients can rely on as an indicator of consistent ...

Understanding the COVID-19 virus can be confusing and difficult as we continually learn about this virus and how it can be passed along within our communities. This means that the information we have about the virus and how it can be detected with testing and prevention measures can change over time as we learn more. Here is what we know about the risks from COVID-19: Like the flu virus, COVID-19 can affect some people more severely than others.COVID-19 can spread ...