Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital hires administrator

...Edgecumbe Hospital over the past 18 months," SEARHC said in a news release. "Mr. Prater has over 25 years' experience in healthcare, with extensive experience in hospital settings," stated the releae. Prater previously worked as a hospital administrator...
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...strongly recommend that anyone going on a diet or making a healthcare change should absolutely seek their doctor's input. Having...somewhere. And, always consult a doctor before starting any healthcare regimen. Eat smart folks. Until next time...Eat and...
My Turn: The case for big projects

...bridges in what were once remote places, how could our mostly rural state have flourished? Could Alaskans have accessed healthcare and emergency medicine? What about modern goods and services? Building dams, roads, ports and bridges put Alaskans to...

...part in the management of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital over the past 18 months. Prater has more than 25 years' experience in healthcare, with extensive experience in hospital settings. He comes to SEARHC from Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital in Barrow where...
Living & Growing: The beauty of life

...every day I see the beauty of life in people. One aspect of this beauty is how intricate our bodies are made. I work with healthcare workers who care for the sick and injured. I, myself, was under their care not too long ago. Their vast knowledge of the...
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...societal cohesion will become an albatross round its neck. The four chief challenges include: a) expensive and inefficient healthcare costs (the U.S. spends 17 percent of its GDP or 50 percent more per capita than that of the next highest OECD country...
Pure Sole: Santa Wins!

...prescription, there was a 10-percent drop in the Elfin Academy, online sales have stressed his workforce, insurance hikes, healthcare reductions, and, most of all, the fear of missing one little dream that could make a Christmas morning mean so much to...
The best books of 2014

...for adventure."Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End," Atul Gawande: Through interviews with doctors, healthcare providers and patients, the surgeon examines how modern medicine has failed: With end-of-life issues. Herald reviewer...
A decade of violent deaths

...about what's happening in our world, out in Alaska," Hull-Jilly said. "It also tells me as a researcher that our healthcare providers really need to work together with prescription drug monitoring."Tracking and comparing information may cut down...
Bartlett prepares for Ebola, just in case say they are working to ensure healthcare providers are prepared to handle The training includes teaching healthcare workers how to properly put on and take...exhibiting symptoms should call first, so healthcare providers can meet the person outside...


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