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Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...started the first accredited day care center in Alaska and created "what became the nation's first homemaker/home-health aide service to allow elders to stay and be cared for in their own homes," Clark said.Even after her second retirement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/alaska-womens-hall-fame-inducts-2-junea
Local
SEARHC dentistry now welcoming all tiny teeth

...We have a cadre of employees that that's what they do."In addition to dentists, the program even has dental health aides who reach out in communities, teaching dental health in Headstart classes to senior centers. "We try to head off problems...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-10/searhc-dentistry-now-welcoming-all-tiny
Local
State looks to expand Medicaid in July

...for Medicaid cost-saving include expanding the role of non-MD health care workers - health, dental and behavioral health aides and nurse practitioners - so more Alaskans can get medical help closer to home; and more commonly using telehealth...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/state-looks-expand-medicaid-july
State | Local | AK legislature
Filling in the (coverage) gaps

...of community size, is made possible largely through a combination of Tribal health organizations and their Community Health Aide Programs, community-based public health nurses and the highest number of community health centers and federally qualified...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-24/filling-coverage-gaps
Opinion
Preliminary report released in plane crash that killed 4

...hampered by fog. Additional searchers responded from Mountain Village and Pitka's Point.Coffee had called a village health aide for help resuscitating her baby. Guided by the communications tower light, she walked to the Saint Marys landfill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-11/preliminary-report-released-plane-crash
State
Swimming for a cause, swimming for family

...swimming.Jones and Brunette will fly to Florida on June 4. Ryan will accompany them as will father Charlie, two health aides and other relatives. They will rent a large wheelchair-accessible van to make the drive from Miami to Key West.The trip...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-05-17/swimming-cause-swimming-family
Sports
Juneau school board takes up budget recommendations

...staff the district with 10 school nurses and eliminate health aides, a change that ends with a net budget gain of $162...diminished the number of nurses in 2012 and today has five health aides and five nurses."There was strong support to add a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-05/juneau-school-board-takes-budget-recomm
Local
JSD board hears leaner budget proposal

...207.The plan to bring in five health aides in addition to the district's...two campuses, said moving to a health aide model will move the district toward providing substandard care. Health aides "sure don't know how to be a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-11/jsd-board-hears-leaner-budget-proposal
Local
Tribal-group funds will help Whittier reopen clinic

...remaining costs will be picked up by the city of Whittier, he said. Devlin said the new clinic will be run by a community health aide and a mid-level practitioner, which is either a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080802/sta_whittierclinic.shtml
News
Neighbors mailbox

...community for the past 26 years. HHCJ's team is comprised of skilled nurses, therapists, social workers, home health aides and many volunteers who provide patients and their families with the latest in palliative (comfort) and end of life...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082306/nei_20060823006.shtml
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