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Vehicles of Sudanese refugees vandalized

...vulnerable far from their war-torn home country.Hano, who moved to Alaska nearly five years ago, works at Providence Alaska Medical Center and is working toward becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Now he feels that he needs to move immediately...
Anchorage hospital wins trauma care upgrade

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage hospital is only the second in Alaska to win nationally recognized status to treat patients needing the most critical care.KTUU reported Providence Alaska Medical Center obtained level 2 trauma center status following a recent review by The American College of Surgeons.The Alaska Native Medical Center was the only level 2 trauma center in Alaska before this week.The designation means a hospital has surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, doctors and operating room staff available around the clock.
Crash will keep musher from 2015 Iditarod

...and someone needs to come and get them because I can't,' " she said Thursday from her hospital bed at Providence Alaska Medical Center.Hendrickson, 44, is a four-time finisher in the 1,000-mile Iditarod. Besides the broken back...
Doctor charged in sexual abuse of three girls

...Lake near Skwentna.Merchant is a longtime contract physician who worked in the emergency department at Providence Alaska Medical Center. His physician privileges have been suspended, hospital spokesman Mike Canfield said in an email."Providence...
Iditarod musher hurt in crash with vehicle

...She said she had a broken back and leg.Hendrickson was listed in fair condition Wednesday morning at Providence Alaska Medical Center.The crash scattered Hendrickson's sled dogs, Matanuska-Susitna Borough spokeswoman Patty Sullivan...
Effort focuses on increasing housing in Anchorage

...businesses and AEDC members, including ConocoPhillips, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., Shell Oil Co., and Providence Alaska Medical Center.There are also representatives of the banking and lending industry, state and local government representatives...
Woman dives off dock, rescued by Coast Guard

...listed in critical condition was medevaced to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage at 6:30 a.m. Friday. Providence Alaska Medical Center could not provide an update on her medical...
2 die, 2 injured in Parks Highway crash

...centerline and struck the small sedan driven by Green.Villa and a passenger were flown by air ambulance to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says troopers are investigating the fatal crash.
Medical facilities can't reach agreement

The Surgery Center of Kenai recently opened its doors to patients on Trading Bay Road in Kenai, but it is facing some restrictions on which patients can be treated.
Physicians pushing for on-call pay said, citing federal regulations.Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage pays certain specialists - such...clarify information from Ginger Houghton of Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.? Contact reporter Matt Woolbright...


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