Norton Sound Health Corporation received a total of $14,485 in additional grant funding from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Clinical Quality Improvement Awards. These awards were based on data submitted for all primary care sites in 2016 in the annual uniform data system (federal submission) report. In 2016, NSHC ranked among the top 25 Read More
Norton Sound Health Corporation closed to the public on Monday, Oct. 9th. Although not an official holiday for the corporation, Indigenous Peoples Day was approved by the Board of Directors as an opportunity to provide wellness and training activities for employees. Throughout the day, employees in Nome and the villages were able to attend different Read More
During the later days of July 2016, Alaska State Troopers notified the Administration of Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) that an opioid diversion investigation involving several patients of a NSHC medical provider had begun. NSHC immediately began to cooperate with this investigation. In addition, NSHC began its own internal investigation regarding possible diversion of opioid Read More
A report based on Community Health Needs surveys completed in NSHC’s 16 communities.
Norton Sound Regional Hospital voted as #6 on beautiful hospitals list. Brought to by Soliant Health Nome, Alaska – Norton Sound Health Corporation is proud to receive a spot among the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. The distinction comes from Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of the Read More
Norton Sound Health Corporation would like to highlight a learning opportunity for Alaska Native high school students who are interested in pursuing a health career. If you’re between the ages of 16 and 18, you can apply for the National Native American Youth Initiative program. Students will travel to Washington, D.C. from July 1st to Read More
Patient-Centered Medical Home model arrives in Norton Sound Nome, Alaska – A new era of care is beginning at the Norton Sound Health Corporation. After moving into a state-of-the-art facility in Nome in 2013 and implementing a fully integrated electronic health record in 2014, the corporation is poised to enhance health care in a new Read More
Governor: Celebrate Behavioral Health Aides Statewide NSHC recognizes work of village-based counselors this BHA Celebration Month Nome, Alaska – The tireless work of first responders to mental health in rural communities is being recognized this month. Gov. Bill Walker signed a proclamation declaring November 2015 as Behavioral Health Aide Celebration Month. Valerie Davidson, commissioner of Read More