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What They're Watching: Jonathan King, Halcyon Consulting

Emily Boerger | Dec 16, 2019 | Alaska

Critiquing Dunleavy's first year on health care

DJ Wilson | Dec 4, 2019 | Alaska

5 Things Alaska: Q&A with Rep. Josephson, Express Care, Gennifer Moreau

| Nov 21, 2019 | Alaska

The governor's budget will be out by December 15th, which will kick off the gnashing of teeth known as the legislative budget process. With a recall campaign likely getting dragged up to the Supreme Court, it may provide powerful context to this year's session. Whether it tones things down or...[ Read More ]

Public health nurses collaborate with OSMAP to address substance misuse

| Nov 21, 2019 | Alaska

This article was provided by the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.  Alaska’s public health nurses have long focused on upstream prevention efforts aimed at protecting and strengthening whole communities. This work includes education on safe relationships, adverse childhood experiences, trauma, suicide prevention, safe alcohol use and support for those...[ Read More ]

Rep. Andy Josephson recounts health policy issues from last session and looks ahead to 2020

Michael Goldberg | Nov 20, 2019 | Alaska

Representative Andy Josephson wears many hats as a legislator. From the judiciary to finance, from the environment to health care, Rep. Josephson brings a unique perspective to policy in Alaska. I caught up with Rep. Josephson to recap the health policy issues that animated last session and what he hopes...[ Read More ]

Providence to open 5 Express Care clinics

Emily Boerger | Nov 20, 2019 | Alaska

Providence Health & Services Alaska will open a total of 5 clinics offering Express Care services to Alaskans in the coming months -- four in Anchorage and one in Eagle River. Two of the clinics opened in the fall (Huffman and Anchorage South locations), two are scheduled to open in...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Gennifer Moreau, DHSS

Emily Boerger | Nov 18, 2019 | Alaska

Gennifer Moreau is the Director of the DHSS Division of Behavioral Health. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss Alaska’s Section 1115 waiver and behavioral health reform in the state.     “I am spending most of my time on the Section 1115 waiver demonstration...[ Read More ]

Premera Blue Cross commits more than $5.7 million to rural health care access in Alaska

| Oct 31, 2019 | Alaska

Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, a leading health plan in the state, announced today a $5.7 million investment to support access to rural health care in Alaska. These investments will be made over the next three years to University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), as well as...[ Read More ]

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