SITKA – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is honored to have recently been awarded a $1,039,603 grant by Indian Health Service (IHS) as part of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians. The annual grant supports diabetes care and prevention services at SEARHC facilities throughout Southeast Alaska for five years, potentially bringing more than 5 million dollars to the region to help patients.  

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Juneau – In order for employees to spend time with their families during the holidays, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s (SEARHC) outpatient clinics will be closed during the holidays. The clinics will be closed on on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, and Monday, December 26.  

SEARHC clinics will also close New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, and Monday, January 2.

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Juneau – In order for employees to spend time with their families during the holidays, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s (SEARHC) Ethel Lund Medical Center (ELMC) will be closed during the holidays. The clinic will close at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, and will remain closed on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, and Monday, December 26.  

ELMC will also close New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, and Monday, January 2.

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JUNEAU — SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is sponsoring the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a biannual telephone survey taking place over several weeks in December. At least 600 households in Southeast Alaska will be invited to participate in a 15 minute, confidential telephone survey that focuses on gathering health-related information. Health care topics of interest include healthcare access, quality of life, and health practices that affect the prevalence of chronic disease.

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JUNEAU – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is proud to have received two of the 2016 Primary Care Quality Awards given by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health to those who demonstrate dedication to providing excellent, high-quality care. This year there were three award levels, Recognition of Excellence Quality Award, Honorable Mention Award and the Early Adaptors for Oral Health Award. Alaska Primary Care Recognition of Excellence Quality Award recipients must achieve better clinical care, better health outcomes and reduce health costs through the use of technology. 

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Healthy Alaskans (HA) 2020 is pleased to announce that, with four years to go before the target date of 2020, Alaska has met or is on target to meet 14 of its 25 goals (also called Leading Health Indicators or LHI) for improving the health of all Alaskans.

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