Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tag: healthcare

Letter to the Editor: Where do our senators stand?

By week's end we will know if either of our Alaskan US Senators are willing to concoct an excuse to throw 100,000 Alaskans under...

Alaska WWAMI student found path to health career at UAA

Ten years ago, Sofia Infante was a high-schooler with a passionate interest in creating a career in health care. As a teen, she participated in...

Murkowski: Health care changes must be ‘done right’

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she will work with the state to analyze a bill released by fellow Senate...

1st telepharmacy in Alaska opens Monday

HEALY, Alaska (AP) — The first community-based telepharmacy in Alaska has opened in Healy. Alaska Family Pharmacy opens Monday, allowing local residents to not have...

19,145 Alaskans signed up for Affordable Care Act

A total of 19,145 Alaskans met the Jan. 31 deadline to sign up under open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act through the Health...

Remembering Alaska Native health care leader Sally Smith

By Dave Bendinger KDLG The longtime chairman of the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation board of directors has died. Mrs. H. Sally Smith of Dillingham succumbed...

JBER selected for Military Healing Arts

Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson has been selected as a new site to offer Military Healing Arts, a creative art therapy for service members, veterans and...

Unemployment rate steady at 6.7 percent

Employment in health care in Alaska grew substantially in July, while the biggest losses in the private sector were in oil and gas, construction...

Insurers continue to abandon ACA exchanges

  Aetna will abandon Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges next year in more than two-thirds of the counties where it now sells the coverage, the...