Norton Sound Health Corporation raked in the second-highest grant amount statewide through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) annual Health Center Quality Improvement awards. HRSA awarded NSHC $87,248 based on five different improvement categories and named NSHC a National Health Center Quality Leader — one of only three in Alaska. Two of NSHC’s awards, Read More
For the third consecutive year, the Norton Sound Regional Hospital ranked among the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. This year, NSRH took seventh place out of 68 hospitals nationwide. In 2017, NSRH came in ninth place and in 2016, it received sixth place honors. NSRH received its first Top 20 recognition in Read More
Do you know a breastfeeding super supporter? How about a breastfeeding mighty mom? World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7 and is a time to recognize the importance of working together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action honors breastfeeding through a week of promotion and recognition by acknowledging that “in Read More
Effective June 25th, the ANMC Travel Management Office will take over coordinating Medicaid travel for all NSHC patients. Download information on how the coordination will work here.
Homegrown DHAT to work in sub-region after preceptorship ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Norton Sound Health Corporation is celebrating the graduation of its newest Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT), Melinda Gray. Gray was among the most recent graduating class of the Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program, a partnership between Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Ilisagvik Tribal College. Read More
Locally raised Nomeite to become NSHC division leader NOME, ALASKA -Norton Sound Health Corporation hired a new Vice President of Hospital Services to replace outgoing administrator Phil Hofstetter. Kelly Bogart will take over leadership of the large NSHC division, which includes most hospital-based departments, and she will also take on the role of Nursing Home Read More
Norton Sound Regional Hospital is once again in the running to become one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. In 2017, NSRH ranked 9th in the listing, and has placed 6th and 11th in 2016 and 2013, respectively. On June 1, Soliant, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider, announced the finalists Read More
Download the application form here. It is due June 8th! You can turn in the form to the CAMP office in Nome, by fax (443-4571) or by email. Download a copy of the flyer here.
Download Kaniqsirugut News Spring 2018 Issue here.
NSHC is featured on GE Healthcare’s online media site “The Pulse” this month. GE tells the story of moving two new X-ray machines into the Gambell and Savoonga clinics, what it took to get them there, and how it will impact care in the communities. “The quality of the images with our new X-ray system Read More