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Governor Walker Commends FWWI’s Effort to End Child Abuse and Sexual Assault in March

For far too long, Alaska has ranked the highest in the nation in rates of child abuse and sexual assault. This April, thanks to Southcentral Foundation’s Family Wellness Warriors Initiative, hundreds of Alaskans took part in awareness, education, and action in an effort to end the violence.

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The 8th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference

From June 18 – 22, Southcentral Foundation will host the 8th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference. The conference provides SCF the opportunity to share the successes of our customer-owner driven health care system.

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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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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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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.

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Building Safe Communities and Healthy Families

Alaska is known for many things, including its beautiful landscapes, breathtaking glaciers, and seemingly endless summer days; these things make us proud to be Alaskan.