My Turn: Can we afford another healthcare debacle?

...prison population gets better access to healthcare than our seniors.One of the main arguments...if our focus remains primarily on healthcare access instead of cost control and proper...plunging headlong into an expensive healthcare experiment with little chance of success...
Letter: Political games are bad for our health

...commitment to the public interest and count on his ability to gain Legislative support for this important healthcare measure, of which the majority of Americans support and will benefit by.Dixie A. HoodMental healthcare providerJuneau
Health insurance deadline nears

...Burwell. "Consumers should shop at for an affordable plan that fits...mid-November. Consumers are advised to visit to review and compare health plan...having trouble signing up by visiting, calling 1-800-318-2596...
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...
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...
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...

...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...
Foraker advocates shift for nonprofits amid federal funding fall

...workforce.Of the 39,000 Alaska nonprofit jobs in Alaska last year, 23,700 were related to healthcare. "In the 21st century, healthcare is becoming so complex, there still may be an organization with a specific mission in Anchorage...
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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