ANTHC employees Miriam Goodson and Whitney Powell, RN honored with DAISY and BEE Awards Archive | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Miriam Goodson and ANMC BEE (Being Excellent Every Day) Award Winner, Whitney Powell RN. DAISY and BEE Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and colleagues. Goodson and Powell were nominated by a co-worker and patient guardian, respectively. ANMC’s nurses provide culturally appropriate, family-centered care in a unique hospital environment, and they are constantly seeking ways to improve services and care we provide. In an effort to further recognize the outstanding work ...

Congratulations to the ANTHC staff who support the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) Pharmacy team for receiving the Indian Health Service Director’s Award for Pandemic Heroism. The ANMC Pharmacy team was recognized for their instrumental COVID-19 vaccine-response efforts, in collaboration with the State of Alaska. ANMC was the first site in Alaska to offer the COVID-19 vaccine and prioritized high-risk individuals. Due to the efficiency of the distribution, Alaska became the first state in the country to open vaccine availability to ...

Congratulations to Elizabeth Aarons, Iñupiaq, ANTHC Registered Nurse, on receiving the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Health Award! Aarons is a registered nurse in the Alaska Native Medical Center’s Oncology and Infusion Center. For more than two years, she was a supervisor and frontline health care worker for the CDC Foundation and contracted to work at ANMC’s COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Program. This award is given to an Alaska Native in the health field who has improved the health outcomes ...

Influenza (flu) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season is upon us and it is important to take precautionary measures to keep ourselves and those around us healthy and safe from infection. Ensuring you get a flu vaccination, practicing proper hand hygiene and staying home if you are sick will help protect you and those around you.  “The best way you can protect your baby from getting sick is to wash or sanitize your hands before you touch him or her, ...

Congratulations to ANMC DAISY Award winner, Ashley Irmen, RN III NC. DAISY Awards are considered from nominations received directly from patients and colleagues. Irmen was nominated by a patient. ANMC’s nurses provide culturally appropriate, family-centered care in a unique hospital environment, and they are constantly seeking ways to improve services and care we provide. In an effort to further recognize the outstanding work of our nurses, ANMC partnered with the DAISY Award, an international program that celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and ...

Every year, the Alaska Native Health Campus observes the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – an event encouraging smokers to start their journey toward a smoke-free life.  ANTHC and the State of Alaska have resources available for quitting smoking, vaping and other tobacco product use. Contact the Alaska Tobacco Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to learn more about free services for quitting tobacco, including over the phone and virtual consultation.  You can also contact the ANTHC Tobacco Cessation program at (907) 729-4343. ...