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Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

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Causes: Ambulatory & Primary Health Care, Health

Mission: Alaska native people working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities.

Programs: Outpatient services - this program provides primary health care services to most communities of southeast alaska. These include physician, mid-level, and community health aide providers and training, environmental health, health promotion and preventive services, family services, remote maintenance services, and emergency medical services. Clinic locations include: angoon, haines, hydaburg, juneau, wrangell, kake, kasaan, klawock, klukwan, pelican, sitka, hoonah and thorne bay. Additional primary care and/or specialist services are provided in petersburg, skagway, and yakutat. In fiscal year 2017, searhc's outpatient clinics provided services to southeast alaska residents in 84,484 outpatient visits.

inpatient services - this program provides inpatient services at mt. Edgecumbe hospital (meh) in sitka. Patients are referred to meh from all over southeast alaska. Short term housing is available on the campus for the comfort and healing of escorts and family members. Meh is a level iv trauma center. In fiscal year 2017, searhc's inpatient hospital admissions were 515.

dental services - dental services are provided to most southeast alaska communities. Dental offices are located in juneau, sitka, haines, wrangell, and klawock. Itinerate services are provided in hoonah, kasaan, klukwan, pelican, tenakee, and yakutat. The services provided by the dental clinics include routine adult and child dental care, patient education, promotion of dental disease prevention, fluoride application programs in village schools, emergency care, primary care, secondary care, and rehabilitation. Dental health aides provide dental disease prevention services in the communities of hydaburg, kake, klukwan, pelican, thorne bay, juneau, angoon, sitka, klawock, and yakutat. Special programs include: pediatric specialist dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics and a dental residency program. In fiscal year 2017, searhc's dental clinics provided services to southeast alaska residents in 39,610 dental visits.

other program services provided include ancillary services such as lab, radiology, and pharmacy which include remote and technology based support; behavioral health services including rural substance abuse, rural mental health, social services, and mental health outpatient services; optomertry services are provided through three clinics; regional prevention services focusing on health life style changes, education and prevention; and purchased/referred care program which focuses on providing eligible beneficiaries who reside in communities with limited to no clinical services with access to acute, tertiary and quaternary clinical care services.

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