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Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

Medical service areas, and the implications of their boundaries, drew the most debate from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting. The assembly voted down two ordinances addressing medical service area boundaries.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/assembly-shoots-down-service-area-bo
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Peninsula hospitals measure impact of state reimbursement rate freeze

...the worst thing that can happen." Homer's South Peninsula Hospital will not be affected by the rate freeze at all...cost reports, according to Derotha Ferraro, South Peninsula Hospital's director of public relations. "If the rate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15/peninsula-hospitals-measure-impact-o
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Christopher S. Dawson

...kind, supportive, and non-judgmental nature.Chris was employed at Sadler's in Sterling, and later at South Peninsula Hospital. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hiking, traveling, canoeing, barbecuing, and listening to the blues.Chris...

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Man dies after truck collides with house near Homer

...trapped in his truck, according to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch. Weitzel was extricated and taken to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer where he was pronounced dead, according to the report.The home owner and Weitzel's next of kin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/man-dies-after-truck-collides-with-h
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Delores M. Hanrahan

Delores M. "Dee" Hanrahan, 73, born March 11, 1942, died peacefully from cancer at the South Peninsula Hospital in Homer on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. She passed while surrounded by her son, Michael Indicavitch, her cocker spaniel, "Buddy...

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Darrell Dean Shandy

Darrell Dean Shandy, 59, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. He was a resident of Ninilchik. Darrell was born April 3, 1956 in Denver, Colorado to Wesley David Shandy and Lena...

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Business news

...of the 17 nursing homes in Alaska previously had Five Star overall ratings (Heritage Place, Denali Center, South Peninsula Hospital and Valdez) and they remain at the Five Star level under the new rating system. However, Heritage Place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-02/business-news
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Borough mayor looking for health care solutions

...care power on a borough-wide basis. Navarre said that by combining the Central Peninsula Hospital and the South Peninsula Hospital into one entity, it would provide a more efficient system. Giving the borough health care power would also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-10/borough-mayor-looking-for-health-car
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Central Peninsula Hospital performs drill

...infrastructure and roads, leaving Homer's South Peninsula Hospital without electricity or ground vehicle access...and kind of letting off the relief valve for (South Peninsula Hospital)," Richardson said. "It's good exercise...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-21/central-peninsula-hospital-performs-
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Time to try something different

...asked whether the task force would look into the prospects of selling the borough-owned Central Peninsula and South Peninsula hospitals. Navarre said that he wouldn't limit the task force's scope, and followed up with this: "You know...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-12/time-to-try-something-different
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