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Wednesday July 23, 2014

SEARHC Reaches Settlement with U.S. Indian Health Service

JUNEAU – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has reached an agreement with the U.S. Indian Health Service (IHS) to settle SEARHC’s outstanding claims against the IHS for unpaid contract support costs (CSC).     [Read more]

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Thursday July 17, 2014

SEARHC Answers Questions on Obtaining and Using Health Insurance at SE Alaska Fair

HAINES – Navigator Michelle Kittle and Andrea Thomas, SEARHC Outreach and Enrollment Manager are hosting a booth at the SE Alaska Fair from July 31st – August 2nd to assist people with questions about the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Marketplace. Some people now have insurance for the first time and are not clear about how to use it.     [Read more]

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Wednesday July 16, 2014

SEARHC Wins American Heart Association Award

JUNEAU – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has been awarded the designation of being a “Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite” by the American Heart Association for recognizing the importance of a healthy workplace for its employees, and creating a culture of wellness.     [Read more]

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Monday July 14, 2014

SEARHC Hosts Presentation on Obtaining and Using Health Insurance

SITKA – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is hosting a free presentation on Thursday, July 24th, from noon to 1:00pm at UAS, in Room 106 to assist those that have signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace and would like to know more about how their insurance works.     [Read more]

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Monday July 07, 2014

SEARHC adds medical provider in Haines

HAINES – The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Adam McMahan for the Haines Health Center. He will be filling a position that became vacant when Dr. Noble Anderson transferred to Ethel Lund Medical Center in Juneau and will begin seeing patients there in early August.     [Read more]

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Tuesday June 24, 2014

SEARHC welcomes two dentists to its Haines Dental Clinic

JUNEAU – The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is pleased to announce that it’s Haines Health Center Dental Clinic will soon benefit from not just one, but two permanent dentists.     [Read more]

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Monday June 16, 2014

Probable case of PSP is a reminder not to eat recreationally procured shellfish

JUNEAU – The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) warns Southeast Alaskans not to harvest and eat shellfish in our region. A probable case of paralytic shellfish poisoning over the weekend has prompted the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Epidemiology, to put out a statement regarding the ever-present risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning, or PSP, in recreationally-harvested Alaska shellfish.     [Read more]

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Friday May 09, 2014

Free Health Insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

SITKA – Through a collaboration between SouthEast Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), Alaska Natives and American Indians may be eligible for free additional health insurance coverage through a new trial program.     [Read more]

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Monday May 05, 2014

Klawock sees successful Canoe Paddle Workshop

PRINCE OF WALES  – Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) in partnership with the One People Canoe Society hosted a Canoe Paddle Workshop in Klawock April 28-30 in preparation for the 2014 Paddle to Celebration Canoe Journey.     [Read more]

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Thursday April 24, 2014

SEARHC Program introduces high school students to health careers

SITKA – This week, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) welcomed sixteen Alaska Native/American Indian high school students from Alaskan communities to learn about health careers as they participate in the 2014 Ethel Lund Village Health Occupations Program (VHOP) taking place from April 21-25 in Sitka.    [Read more]

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Monday April 14, 2014

New Executive Director for Healing Hand Foundation

JUNEAU – The Healing Hand Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra O’Gara as its new Executive Director. Ms. O’Gara will be working closely with the Board of Directors with its fundraising campaigns and increasing access for Alaskan Natives to unfunded healthcare services.     [Read more]

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Monday April 07, 2014

SEARHC Announces Spring Mobile Mammogram Schedule

SITKA – The SouthEast Regional Health Consortium’s WISEWOMAN Women’s Health Program in partnership with the Breast Cancer Detection Center are pleased to announce the Spring 2014 mobile mammography schedule.     [Read more]

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Monday April 07, 2014

SEARHC WIC Office reopened in Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN – After a lengthy search for a new WIC Nutrition Educator, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s WIC office in Ketchikan has reopened with Jessi Minshall at the helm.     [Read more]

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Friday March 28, 2014

Report shows Juneau and Sitka as the healthiest communities in Alaska

JUNEAU – The SouthEast Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) wishes to congratulate Juneau for its ranking of healthiest community in Alaska, and Sitka for being the second healthiest in the state according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings, released earlier this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI).     [Read more]

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Friday March 28, 2014

Digital mammography at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital

SITKA – The SouthEast Regional Health (SEARHC) has replaced their film mammography equipment with a new digital mammography machine at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka. The Lorad Selenia from Hologic, was installed last week in the Radiology Department.    [Read more]

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