Doctors Come Together to Streamline Patient Care
Your Alaska Link, an ABC/Fox affiliate
January 1, 2015
A group of doctors have come together to help streamline the process for getting you in and out of the hospital and back to your Primary Care Physician. The doctors call it Alaska Innovative Medicine and it’s objective is simple, get the patient from their Primary Care Physician to a doctor within the hospital and back to their Primary Care Physician without getting lost in the system. READ MORE…
After a health crisis, help navigating the complicated medical system.
Alaska Public Media • November 24, 2015
The road from illness to recovery is often difficult. In the middle of a major health crisis, patients are expected to navigate the complicated health care system. A pilot program called Alaska Innovative Medicine in Anchorage is rounding out its first year trying to improve that journey for patients while also spending less on health care.
A group of doctors in Anchorage hopes to do a better job caring for some of the sickest patients in the city. It may cost more money initially, but in the long run, the goal is also to save health care dollars. The new group is called Alaska Innovative Medicine and the idea is based on a kidney dialysis clinic. READ MORE…
Doctors Hope To ‘Reset’ Healthcare Model In Alaska
Alaska Public Radio, an NPR Affiliate
December 22, 2014