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  • Alaska Literacy Program to receive grant as part of Providence Community Capacity Initiative

    Alaska Literacy Program to receive grant as part of Providence Community Capacity Initiative

    The St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund (SJCPF) and Providence Alaska are awarding a grant to the Alaska Literacy Program as part of the Fund’s new Providence Community Capacity Initiative.

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  • Providence Alaska names first Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer

    Providence Alaska names first Diversity Equity & Inclusion Officer

    Providence Alaska has hired Kenneth D. McCoy Jr. as its first region Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Officer beginning Feb. 14, 2022.

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  • Providence provides support to Kodiak community organizations

    Providence provides support to Kodiak community organizations

    Providence Alaska’s Executive Leadership Team and Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center’s Community Advisory Board have awarded $200,000 in grants to six local organizations.

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  • Kelly Mahay: Helping nurses start their acute care careers

    Kelly Mahay: Helping nurses start their acute care careers

    Kelly Mahay remembers when she wanted to become a nurse. Fresh out of college and armed with a health sciences degree with a focus on rural public health, Mahay traveled to Honduras.

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  • Andreia Paulozzi Candido: Keeping close to the patient and the nurse

    Andreia Paulozzi Candido: Keeping close to the patient and the nurse

    For Andreia Candido, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, health care definitely runs in the family.

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  • Providence Alaska Medical Center named best hospital in Alaska

    Providence Alaska Medical Center named best hospital in Alaska

    Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) has been recognized as the Best Hospital in Alaska for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Gaylee Newbold: Finding enlightenment, moment by moment 

    Gaylee Newbold: Finding enlightenment, moment by moment 

    Becoming a new parent can be life changing. Ask Gaylee Newbold, RN at Providence Alaska Medical Center’s Mother Baby Unit and she’ll tell you.

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  • Providence Health Talk with Dr. Mark Moyad scheduled for Nov. 17

    Providence Health Talk with Dr. Mark Moyad scheduled for Nov. 17

    Get the latest information on healthy living and dietary supplements at our free community presentation by Mark Moyad, M.D.

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  • Marlyce Cozart: What makes her heart happy

    Marlyce Cozart: What makes her heart happy

    For nurse Marlyce Cozart, RN, checking in with residents at Providence Chiniak Bay Elder House on Kodiak Island is like visiting favorite family members.

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  • COVID-19 Surgery Requirements

    COVID-19 testing is required for all surgery patients within two days (48 hours) prior to surgery, even if you've been vaccinated against COVID-19

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  • Providence Telehealth wins Alaska Healthcare Champion Award

    Providence Telehealth wins Alaska Healthcare Champion Award

    Providence Telehealth was recognized in an award to St. Elias Hospital in Anchorage Alaska. St. Elias won an innovation award for their TeleICU and TeleHospitalist programs.

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  • Ruben Medrano: Wearing a calming presence as a badge of honor

    Ruben Medrano: Wearing a calming presence as a badge of honor

    Eleven years ago, everything clicked for Providence Alaska Medical Center nurse Ruben Medrano, BSN, RN. A nursing school instructor introduced him to one of his nurse superpowers.

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  • Providence Alaska annual community report

    Providence Alaska annual community report

    Providence leaders review the annual report for community investments in Alaska. Learn more.

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  • Providence Alaska Medical Center recognized  for environmental sustainability

    Providence Alaska Medical Center recognized for environmental sustainability

    Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center the Environmental Excellence Award.

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  • Celebrating Our Nurses: WHO Year of the Nurse & Midwife

    Celebrating Our Nurses: WHO Year of the Nurse & Midwife

    The World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and Midwife through 2021. Here in the Providence Alaska Region, we’re celebrating our nurses through a series of stories.

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  • Sam Bownlee: Part of a 63-year family tradition of patient care 

    Sam Bownlee: Part of a 63-year family tradition of patient care 

    You could say health care is a family affair. For nurse Sam Brownlee, BSN, RN, his chosen career is part of a collective 63-plus-year family tradition of caring for patients in Alaska.

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  • Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center to no longer provide routine outpatient laboratory services on weekends

    Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center to no longer provide routine outpatient laboratory services on weekends

    The Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) laboratory will no longer be performing outpatient blood collection and testing on weekends.

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  • Providence's mission of compassion extends far beyond the hospital walls

    Providence's mission of compassion extends far beyond the hospital walls

    Providence provided $77M in 2020 to help build healthy communities in Alaska. Learn more.

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  • Karin Shacklett: 15 minutes that absolutely matter

    Karin Shacklett: 15 minutes that absolutely matter

    At most, Anchorage operating room nurse Karin Shacklett, BSN, RN has only 15 minutes to personally connect with each patient who comes under her care at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

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  • Audra McCann: ‘Where I want to be’

    Audra McCann: ‘Where I want to be’

    At Anchorage’s St. Elias Specialty Hospital, Audra McCann, RN, BSN, is that often-unseen nurse on the other side of the computer screen.

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