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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...thought was a good thing."Lund's first test was speaking before the Indian committee, testifying on behalf of a health aide program."I did a really poor job," Lund said. "I got my name right.""In the middle of my speech my nose started...
Man accused of fatally shooting father's fiance

...resident Anna Rossman, who was shot six times in the lower abdomen with a rifle, according to court documents. A village health aide called Alaska State Troopers shortly after 3:30 a.m. Monday to report the shooting.Coffee told troopers he got...
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...that can't be handled by the physician assistants and health aides in the villages. Air travel is not always possible...existing clinics, and space is so tight there that health aides are making house calls, NSHC president Angie Gorn said...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...


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