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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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  • Providence Kodiak Island collaborates with Alaska Radiology Associates to provide imaging services to island

    Providence Kodiak Island collaborates with Alaska Radiology Associates to provide imaging services to island

    Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) will collaborate with Alaska Radiology Associates (ARA) to provide full-spectrum imaging services to Kodiak.

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  • Supporting teen mental health during challenging times

    Supporting teen mental health during challenging times

    Olympic Gold Medalist, Kikkan Randall, Nadine Baker, Ph.D., and Brandy Stratman, LCSW discuss youth behavioral health in Alaska.

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  • Providence Alaska Medical Center named Blue Distinction Center for cardiac care

    Providence Alaska Medical Center named Blue Distinction Center for cardiac care

    Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska recognized Cardiovascular Services at Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) for demonstrating expertise in delivering quality specialty care.

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  • Providence Alaska Medical Center honored as top health care provider in Alaska

    Providence Alaska Medical Center honored as top health care provider in Alaska

    Providence Alaska Medical Center has once again been recognized as the top health care provider in Alaska in the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Hospitals honor roll and specialty rankings.

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  • Providence Alaska House

    Providence Alaska House

    Providence Alaska House is a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) project designed to address the health, safety and housing needs of high-acuity, chronically homeless seniors and single adults.

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  • Your support team: Why asking for help can be the bravest and smartest thing you can do

    Your support team: Why asking for help can be the bravest and smartest thing you can do

    There is an undeniable part of human nature that makes us feel like we must tackle big challenges by ourselves. Why are we often hesitant to reach out for help when we are struggling the most?

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  • Tools to manage mental and physical fatigue

    Tools to manage mental and physical fatigue

    How to take the same tactics we use for exercise and physical training and apply them to our own mindset

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  • Providence Alaska Medical Center Visitation Guidelines

    Providence Alaska Medical Center Visitation Guidelines

    To protect patients, staff and community from the spread of COVID-19, we have four visiting levels: green, yellow, orange, and red.

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  • March 10 update: People age 16+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

    March 10 update: People age 16+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

    Last week the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services (DHSS) announced the next tier of Alaskans who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • Providence Family Medicine Center recognized for high-quality care

    Providence Family Medicine Center recognized for high-quality care

    Providence Family Medicine Center has received the Distinction in Behavioral Health Integration from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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