Patients' medical records under threat

...hackers posing as doctors, hospitals or health insurance companies, said Lisa Gallagher, a cybersecurity expert at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.Those messages require clicking on a link to get information, and patients should...
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Northrim: Oil tax credits will pay off

...mine," he said. Jobs lost to capital creep are likely not reversible, and though there is growth in retail, tourism, healthcare and other industries, plus hopes of a renewed timber industry in about 10 years, it would take something bigger to make...
SEARHC dentistry now welcoming all tiny teeth

...behavior, how children's mouths grow and develop over time, children's medical conditions and children with special healthcare needs. SEARHC's pediatric dentists are capable of seeing children who have just cut their first tooth - that's when they'd...
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...Alaska's system for paying Medicaid providers.Last year, the state filed an administrative complaint against Xerox State Healthcare LLC, the vendor hired to implement the system. Among other things, the state complained about providers being paid for...
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My Turn: Reasons matter, labels don't

...publicly in our Legislature when discussing healthcare. In Alaska, two programs come to mind...Alaska has suffered a shortage of healthcare providers for years, especially in...kind of meaningful conversation about healthcare. Most of us believe government has...
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...
Live from SXSW

...learn about what they do. Meanwhile, government agency USAID is debuting a prototype of a new Ebola-fighting suit for healthcare workers that is faster and more efficient than the current suit.The Internet of things will be a hot topic as well. The...
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My Turn: Alaska needs Medicaid expansion

...those who do not earn enough to buy healthcare through an exchange - even with a subsidy...people and families who cannot afford healthcare coverage. Expansion of Medicaid to...prevention. The main cause of the rise of healthcare costs is the treatment of continual...
Final opportunity to enroll in health insurance

...Insurance Marketplace call the Marketplace toll-free, 24 hour line at 1-800-318-2596. To enroll for health coverage online visit: For more information call SEARHC at (907) 966-8662 or (907) 966-8883.
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...


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