Caring with Excellence
Providence Alaska Foundation
Specialized Care Delivered with Excellence Right in Alaska
Being able to receive specialized care delivered with excellence right here in Alaska is critical to the health of our community. You'll see Providence Alaska Medical Center mentioned frequently in the news when hearing about emergency, trauma, or rescue situations.
We've been developing specialized services over many years. For example, Providence Cancer Center has been treating patients experiencing cancer since 2008. Providence Alaska Medical Center received a Level II Trauma Center designation back in 2013. And recently Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska recognized our Cardiovascular Services team for the their expertise in delivering quality care with a Blue Distinction award.
“At Providence, we are committed to serving all while offering the best possible care to our patients.” Ella Goss, MSN, RN, chief executive at Providence Alaska Medical Center.
Thanks to generous donors, our care teams have been able to provide excellent care especially during these challenging times.
In patient satisfaction surveys, the emergency care provided at Providence locations around Alaska consistently ranks highest across all locations the Providence system serves.
75 Providence Caregivers increased their competency of IV care and management through targeted education by the Vascular Assess Team which resulted in a decrease of patients with complications related to IVs from 12% to 2%.
Thanks to decades of effort by nursing leaders, Providence Alaska Medical Center is a Magnet designated hospital ensuring top level excellence in nursing care.
Our Philanthropic Needs
Cancer CenterYour gift to Providence Cancer Center supports patients and their families experiencing cancer, keeping them close to home right here in Alaska.
Emergency DepartmentYour gift to the Emergency Department ensures excellent and fast care is ready when every person needs access.
Heart CenterYour gift to the Heart Center supports patients need cardiac care, keeping them close to home right here in Alaska.
Providence Alaska Medical Center named Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – In April, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska recognized Cardiovascular Services at Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) for demonstrating expertise in delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively, naming PAMC a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care.
Health care facilities earn Blue Distinction Center designation by meeting nationally established criteria and objective measures developed with input from the medical community and leading accreditation and quality organizations. The goal of the program is to help consumers find both quality and value for their specialty care needs while encouraging health care professionals to improve the overall quality and delivery of care.