Topics: Alaska

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Alaska state guide.

Ending Dentistry by Grandpa

Argues that licensing dental therapists may be the only way to get dental care to Medicaid patients and other underserved populations.

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May 25, 2011

Change!

Health care reform will bring opportunities for economic growth and quality improvement to rural hospitals and providers.

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May 7, 2010

Recruiting Local People to Fill Health Care Needs

Cambridge Dental Clinic


Frontier and rural health care providers are looking for innovative ways to solve increasing workforce shortages, and are recruiting and training local people to be health care professionals in their communities.

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August 20, 2007

Health Care Challenges Abundant in the Alaskan Frontier

Petersburg


Alaska’s Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) serves the state’s Native population, using more than 550 Community Health Aides/Practitioners. They are employed by 27 tribal health organizations, who practice in more than 180 rural villages in the state’s most remote areas known as the bush.

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August 20, 2007

Alaska Dental Health Aides

The Alaska Dental Health Aide Program, a first in the nation, allows dental health aides to fill cavities and extract teeth.

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August 20, 2007