NSHC is participating in a statewide drill, along with State of Alaska, City of Nome and other local agencies, to test the coordination of an epidemic response.
Going to college away from home can be an exciting, and nerve-wracking, endeavor. Our region’s students are often busy making sure their funds are squared away, lining up housing, and thinking about all the new adventures they will encounter. What happens though, when one of our Alaska Native/American Indian students is in need of immediate Read More
Dear Norton Sound Health Corporation Patients, NSHC is excited to announce a transition to team-based care as part of its Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model in Primary Care. As a PCMH provider, NSHC strives to facilitate partnerships between individual patients, their primary care provider, and, when appropriate, the patient’s family. An essential element of Read More
Registration is open for the Spring 2019 Certified Nurse Aide Training Program. Apply through the UAF Northwest Campus (application available here). Have questions about the program? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions pamphlet here.
NSHC is currently constructing the addition to house the MRI machine adjacent to the Emergency Department on the first floor of the hospital. An Alaska Native company out of Utqiagvik (Barrow), UIC Construction, is on schedule to have the $6.2 million project completed by the end of this year. Frank Irelan has been working for Read More
“Liitfik – A place to come to your senses, a place of learning, and a sobering place” The need for the Liitfik Wellness Center: Alcohol abuse is one of the biggest problems in the region, with the current solution involving taking intoxicated people to the emergency room at the hospital or Anvil Mountain Correctional Center, Read More
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$6 million out of almost $400 million in federal funds has been awarded to Alaska health centers to better address substance abuse and misuse throughout the state. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded Norton Sound Health Corporation just shy of $285,000 earlier this year. According to a Read More
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