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New Medicare Card

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revamped Medicare cards. From April to June, new cards were mailed to recipients.

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Honoring Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week, held this year on May 14 – 18, is an annual observance to encourage women to make their health a priority.

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National Cancer Survivors Day Shows the Power of Hope

June 3 is National Cancer Survivors Day. On this day, we celebrate the survivors in our community and bring awareness to their individual struggles.

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Rural Anchorage Service Unit Pharmacy Recognized

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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Raising Awareness for Mental Health

Mental health is defined by mentalhealth.gov as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being, affecting how we think, feel, and act. Mental health conditions currently affect one in five people in America, with more than half of the conditions beginning by age 14 and 75 percent developing by age 24.

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Innovative Financial Approaches to Support Innovative Health Care Delivery

Imagine: needing primary care services, but being told that you must wait days, weeks, or even months to schedule an appointment with your provider; you identify a need for supportive behavioral health services or support groups but are unable to find any;

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A Relationship-Based Approach to Handling Opioids

Southcentral Foundation has implemented a comprehensive approach to handling opioids and opioid addiction based on its system of relationship-based care and integrated behavioral health.

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Centennial Celebration for SCF Elder Program Participant

As Anna Demientieff entered Southcentral Foundation’s Elder Program on April 27, she did so with a smile. For Anna, April 27, 2018 was a very special day, her birthday, and not just any birthday, it was a birthday celebrating being 100 years old.

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Southcentral Foundation Provider Spotlight: Natalee Kline

Born in the village of Mayo in the Yukon region of Canada, Natalee Kline was raised in Mayo, Juneau, and the Hawaiian island of Kauai, before moving to Anchorage in 1989.

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Partnerships in Mat-Su Grow

Connect Mat-Su officially opened on Friday, May 18. The ceremony kicked off with speeches from Mat-Su Health Foundation leaders, community leaders, and partners.