Tag Archives: Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

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. …

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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 …

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