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Afternoon keynote: Addressing the impact of the Delta variant

| Sep 17, 2021 | Alaska

Jared Kosin, CEO of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association, and Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, delivered the afternoon keynote at the 2021 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference.      During the keynote, both Kosin and...[ Read More ]

The economic impact of Alaska’s Delta surge

| Sep 16, 2021 | Alaska

Across the country, cities are dealing with a wide range of impacts from the pandemic and the surge in COVID cases thanks to the delta variant.      In states like Alaska, the pandemic has implications in a range of areas, many of which are economic.  Health experts recently expressed...[ Read More ]

Providence now "rationing medical care and treatments" amidst COVID surge

| Sep 15, 2021 | Alaska

On Tuesday night, Providence Alaska Medical Center’s Medical Executive Committee released a letter stating that they’re now having to ration care. The letter comes amidst one of the worst COVID-19 surges in the state.  The Committee says physicians and medical staff are “no longer able to provide the standard of...[ Read More ]

Telehealth and nursing bills added to Alaska special session

| Sep 7, 2021 | Alaska

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy added a few pieces of legislation to the Alaska special session on Sept. 2. Senate Bill 3006, Senate Bill 67, and House Bill 83 represent Dunleavy’s attempts to help ease the burdens that Alaska’s hospitals are under due to COVID-19.      According to a press...[ Read More ]

Over 100 organizations joining the 2021 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference next week!

Matt Beuschlein | Sep 7, 2021 | Alaska

With a little over a week to go until the 2021 Alaska State of Reform Health Policy Conference, we wanted to share the list of over 100 organizations that will be attending our event next week. It's an impressive list and one that we're honored to host and convene on...[ Read More ]

Funding plan approved for Alaska’s K-12 schools

| Aug 31, 2021 | Alaska

Late last week on August 27, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the approval of a new funding plan for K-12 schools in Alaska.      The $122 billion American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) package is part of the larger $1.9 trillion American...[ Read More ]

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