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Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell

...that can't be handled by the physician assistants and health aides in the villages. Air travel is not always possible...existing clinics, and space is so tight there that health aides are making house calls, NSHC president Angie Gorn said...
Agnes Mary Cusma cemetery.Agnes was born Jan. 27, 1921 in Old Nondalton, Alaska. She worked as a commercial fisherman and health aide.Agnes was Russian Orthodox and she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, berry picking, and putting up fish in...

...900. Another third underestimate the cost of assisted living, about $3,400. One in 5 wrongly thought a home health aide costs less than $1,000 a month.Contrary to popular belief, Medicare doesn't pay for the most common long-term...
Homer nurse writes memoir improve, so I said, 'That was really good, but you should talk to your patient more,'" Sorensen writes. A health aide, Clara, told her she didn't need to do that, and proceeded to show her how Natives communicated without speaking...
Home is where the care is

...people are ill or injured, but they don't know it is skilled nursing," Jackson said. "They might think it is home health aides, personal care attendants and that kind of thing. "They don't realize we are going in there and doing IV therapy...
Air Force veteran hits bumpy air: Lack of communication leads to lack of needed health care

...was providing a PCA, 1st Choice told Thomas it would cancel its PCA service and try to get approval to provide a home health aide. In the meantime, Creary is "pretty much bedridden," Thomas said. "It's because they discontinued therapy and...
Inhalant abuse suspected in village death

...White, 24, was unconscious outside his family's home with a 100-pound bottle of propane next to him. Village health aides had attempted to resuscitate White without success when troopers arrived. White was declared dead at the scene. According...
Telemedicine advances making difference in northwest Alaska was able to see what was going on and talk the health aide through it,'' said Dr. Janet Shackles, medical...provides good-quality graphics so the doctors can walk health aides through the procedures and is relatively easy to use...
Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors the villages included administering immunization programs, health planning, counseling and working with village health aides. When necessary, she referred patients to local physicians. Generally, health concerns were much the same everywhere...
Nulato man dies in snowmachine accident

...A Nulato man has died of injuries he suffered in a snowmachine accident. Alaska State Troopers said the Nulato health aide called them at 3:23 a.m. Wednesday to report the death of Victor Alexie Sr., 66. Troopers said Alexie was driving...


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