Tag Archives: Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

Borough Work Session to Focus on Junk Cars and Hospital Lease

An abandoned truck in Kodiak. Photo courtesy of the Kodiak Island Borough Kayla Desroches/KMXT The topic of junk cars leads off the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly work session tonight. Borough Manager Michael Powers says staff will update assembly members on the issue of abandoned cars and the borough regulations that apply to them. “Everything’s expensive to ship whether it’s coming ... Read More »

The Fictional Fate of the Ebola Patient

(Left to right) Nurse Steve, Nurse Lydia, and patient / actor Patricia Roberts during a simulated examination. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Earlier in May, Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center conducted an ebola simulation where the hospital received and treated a patient with the disease. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services had chosen Kodiak as the site for a ... Read More »

Kodiak Prepares for Infectious Disease With Ebola Simulation

(Left to right) Nurse Steve, Nurse Lydia, and patient / actor Felicia Roberts during a simulated examination. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT Every year on Kodiak Island, the common cold – known locally as the “Kodiak crud” – spreads among city residents. But imagine if a more serious illness or disease entered the population. Like ebola, which spreads through bodily fluids. ... Read More »

Providence Survey First Step to Act on Community Needs

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Surveys are the bread and butter of data collection for cities like Kodiak, where organizations need to know what issues affect quality of life in their own communities and find solutions. Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center uses the survey method every three years to connect with its pool of patients and determine Kodiak’s health needs. Non-for-profit hospitals across ... Read More »

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