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The COVID-19 walk-up testing site is moving from the Consortium Office Building (COB) to the bus depot within the ANTHC parking garage attached to Patient Housing, opening Wednesday, Jan. 13. The site is being relocated for the convenience of patient housing guests and for people without vehicles and/or those who need assistance with their swabbing.The bus depot is located on the first floor of the parking garage at 4043 Tudor Centre Drive. It is accessible via an entrance on Tudor ...



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 ...


This fall, construction was completed on new education and training facilities located in the Education and Development Center on the Alaska Native Health Campus. The Consortium’s Education and Development Center will provide Tribal Community Health Providers a place to learn, collaborate and find empowerment and opportunity, and strengthen the foundation for rural Alaska care for a brighter, healthier future for Alaska Native people. After years of makeshift, temporary spaces, the Education and Development Center will provide the Tribal health system’s ...


The COVID-19 Testing at ANMC drive-thru and walk-up locations have introduced a new online registration tool. Thank you for your patience as we move to online registration for COVID-19 testing! Wait times may be increased during the first week of rollout, but as more people register in advance, we look forward to offering patients and their household members a faster way to get a COVID-19 test. How it works1. From your smartphone, home computer or another device that connects to ...


Alaska has been a leader in telemedicine innovation and more recently with dramatically improved video teleconferencing capability. ANTHC is conducting research with patients who are 18 an older and diagnosed with a chronic disease and who are being seen by a specialist to complete a brief survey about telemedicine visits.  The study is open to people meeting these eligibility criteria, whether you have used telemedicine services or not. Participation is voluntary. Volunteers will be given a small gift for participating. ...


The Alaska Native Medical Center Oncology Clinic recently added nurse navigators as a new resource for Oncology patients and their families to better support them and help them navigate the beginning of their cancer journey. Nurse navigators support, advocate for, and educate patients from the time of their initial diagnosis until their first appointment with Oncology. Since this process typically takes 2-4 weeks, they are a resource for each Oncology patient until the patient has an established plan of care, ...


More than 60% of our patients travel from outside the Anchorage area for specialty care, which requires diligent work and assistance from our Travel Management Office (TMO) teams. Each day, our TMO travel agents and prior authorization specialist teams coordinate travel and logistics for hundreds of patients from across Alaska. The Travel Management Office (TMO) is comprised of 43 employees in four distinct sections who each work in different ways to serve and advocate for the people we serve. For ...


The Patient Housing Department provides lodging for patients receiving care at ANMC who live outside the 90-mile radius of Anchorage— more than 60% of ANMC’s patients travel from outside the Anchorage area for care.The 23-person Patient Housing department coordinates lodging accommodations for ANMC beneficiaries and is also a preferred Medicaid Hotel. The department works diligently to contact all patients arriving in Anchorage and confirms their lodging location and dates of stay, assists guests in reserving Medicaid Hotels, ensures meals are ...


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium received grant funding for a new pediatric simulation dolls and training from the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF) Foundation. The new pediatric simulation dolls are also known as high-fidelity manikins. These dolls incorporate the latest in computer hardware technology and can be programmed to provide a realistic full-body patient presentation. Training with these high-fidelity dolls can be used in high-stakes learning scenarios such as mock codes, simulates seizures, or mass-casualty incidents. Students’ shared that the ...