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Southcentral Foundation Attends 30th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference

Employees from Southcentral Foundation attended the 30th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Ileen Sylvester Awarded 2017 IHS Director’s Award for Fostering Relationships

Indian Health Service recognized Ileen Sylvester during the National Director’s Award Ceremony in Rockville, Maryland on June 1.

She was recognized for her innovation and exceptional performance and exemplary actions resulting in quality service to customer-owners and their families,

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Jesse Merculief: A Modern Survivor

Jesse Lynn Merculief’s cancer survivor story began at 18 —  with an abnormal pap smear. Jesse contracted HPV. The Center for Disease Control states HPV is so common that, “…nearly all sexually active men and women,” get it in their lifetime; some strains are even asymptomatic. Unfortunately, Jesse was exposed to a cancerous strain and was diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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Indian Health Service Recognizes SCF’s Rural Anchorage Service Unit Pharmacy

One of the most important services in any health care organization is that of the pharmacy.

In rural Alaska communities, pharmacy services are especially important as approximately 10,000 customer-owners reside in the Rural Anchorage Service Unit.

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IHS Recognizes the Advance Care Planning Initiative 

Your Care, Your Choices, the advanced care planning initiative created by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Southcentral Foundation, was awarded an Indian Health Services Director’s Award for 2017. A team of 39 professionals, with representatives from the medical as well as business side of both ANTHC and SCF, developed this unique program.

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Health Education Brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness to BP Rondy Grand Parade

Each year, toward the end of February, thousands of Alaskans and visitors from across the globe travel to Anchorage to take part in the Fur Rendezvous winter festival, also known as Fur Rondy.

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Tooth Fairy Comes to SCF

Children’s Dental Health Month is celebrated across the nation every February with a variety of activities.

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Dental Program Longevity and Improvements

Opening with just 11 chairs and seven employees, Southcentral Foundation Dental has come a long way since its humble beginnings.

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Shaping Health Care from Every Angle

Southcentral Foundation uses customer-owner feedback to support and drive all major decisions. The needs and wants of the people utilizing its services are sought out, heard, and integrated into every decision, structure, and process implemented within SCF.

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Commitment to Workforce Development

Southcentral Foundation recognizes that engaged employees are committed to their employers; that when employees are committed, money is saved; and that when money is saved, more funds are available for services to improve the lives of customer-owners.