"I think it's the leading example of health care redesign in the nation, maybe the world."

Don Berwick, Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

"A health care system owned and managed by Alaska's Native people has achieved astonishing results in improving the health of its enrollees while cutting the costs of treating them."

The New York Times

"This is organizational vision and leadership at its very best ... to achieve whole population health excellence for your customer-owners."

Dave Ford, Former CEO, CareOregon

Southcentral Foundation's Nuka System of Care

Southcentral Foundation's "Nuka System of Care" is a name given to the
The relationship-based Nuka System of Care is comprised of organizational
strategies and processes; medical, behavioral, dental and traditional
practices; and supporting infrastructure that work together - in relationship
- to support wellness. By putting relationships at the forefront of what we
do and how we do it, the Nuka System will continue to develop and improve
for future generations.

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Nuka System of Care Speaking Engagements

Southcentral Foundation is asked to present on the Nuka System of Care for a variety of organizations and at events and conferences. Here are some upcoming events:



Quality Counts 2014 Annual Conference

Topic: Innovation to transformation: What will it take?
Location: Augusta, Maine
Dates: April 2, 2014


Kaiser Permanente National Quality Conference

Location: California
Dates: April 30– May 1, 2014



Vancouver Island Health Authority

Topic: Operation of the Primary Care and Cerner EHR
Location: Vancouver, BC
Dates: May 1-2, 2014


2014 Annual Tribal Self-Governance Consultation Conference

Topic: 60,000 Voices: Improving Health Through Ownership and Relationships
Location: Arlington, VA
Dates: May 4-8, 2014



Southcentral Foundation Nuka System of Care Annual Conference

Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Dates: June 16-20, 2014


Aligning Forces for Quality Population Health

Topic: Nuka System of Care
Location: Washington, DC
Dates: June 11, 2014



The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality & Safety

Location: Vancouver, BC
Dates: August 6-8, 2014

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For additional information:

Southcentral Foundation
Erica Srisaneha, Nuka Institute Coordinator
4175 Tudor Centre Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508