Hospitals

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City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon and Bartlett Regional Hospital Board President Kenny Solomon-Gross sit next to each other during a joint meeting between the Assembly and hospital’s senior leadership team and board to discuss the hospital’s current multi-million dollar deficit and financial state.

Joint meeting addresses hospital’s growing deficit

Bartlett Regional Hospital officials outline measures to fix projected shortfall.

 

Bartlett Regional Hospital will no longer require masking in its facilities along with a change in its pre-procedure testing policies, the hospital announced in a recent news release. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Bartlett Regional Hospital drops mandatory masking policy

Patients, visitors and staff will be required to screen for symptoms at hospital’s main entrance.

 

David Keith, right, chats with Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Member Hal Geiger during a meet-and-greet Friday at the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum. Keith, an Oklahoma hospital leader who spent eight years at medical centers in Anchorage as during his three-decade career in health care, was publicly named the new chief executive officer at Bartlett on Monday. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire)

Bartlett names new CEO

David Keith, an Oklahoma hospital executive with experience in Alaska, is board’s unanimous pick

 

Bartlett Regional Hospital’s CEO finalist Dennis Welsh (center) chats with community members and members of the BRH Board of Directors at his public meet and greet for the potential position. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital’s CEO finalist Dennis Welsh (center) chats with community members and members of the BRH Board of Directors at his public meet and greet for the potential position. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital's CEO finalist Jeffery Hudson-Covolo (left-center) chats with community members and members of the BRH Board of Directors at his public meet and greet for the potential position. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital's CEO finalist Jeffery Hudson-Covolo (left-center) chats with community members and members of the BRH Board of Directors at his public meet and greet for the potential position. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire)
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Bartlett names 3 new CEO finalists

One candidate in hospital’s troubled search for new leader has troubles himself he says are resolved.

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Bartlett Regional Hospital is extending its search for a new chief executive officer after two finalists for the job recently withdrew from consideration. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

Bartlett extends new CEO search

Hospital board to reevalute current applicants, may consider new ones, as lengthy search gets longer

Bartlett Regional Hospital is extending its search for a new chief executive officer after two finalists for the job recently withdrew from consideration. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
Bartlett Regional Hospital, shown here on Nov. 30, 2020, is hiring a new CEO. Three finalists have been selected and will visit the hospital later this month. Members of the public who wish to meet the finalists will have an opportunity to do so and provide feedback to the hiring committee on March 19. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital, shown here on Nov. 30, 2020, is hiring a new CEO. Three finalists have been selected and will visit the hospital later this month. Members of the public who wish to meet the finalists will have an opportunity to do so and provide feedback to the hiring committee on March 19. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Increased demand may put capacity to the test

Increased demand may put capacity to the test

Opening many services may over-stress testing capability.

Increased demand may put capacity to the test
The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, April 28, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Special delivery? Juneau home birth center poised to take up slack from hospital

Could be an option for those who want to avoid taking resources or exposure to the coronavirus.

The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, April 28, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Courtesy Photo | Erin Pratt                                 Erin Pratt (top left), an ICU nurse in a hospital outside of New York City, is one of the many people Juneau at the forefront of the coronavirus crisis.
Courtesy Photo | Erin Pratt                                 Erin Pratt (top left), an ICU nurse in a hospital outside of New York City, is one of the many people Juneau at the forefront of the coronavirus crisis.
No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
No cruises till July at the earliest mean these tourist-targeted shops downtown will likely remain shuttered for months longer, March 20, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
The Glory Hall, one of Juneau’s main shelters for people experiencing homelessness, is enforcing drastic policy changes to combat the spread of coronavirus among its guests, March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

City, nonprofits look to protect homeless citizens from coronavirus

Living in tightly packed shelters, with less access to medicine and protection, Juneau residents experiencing homelessness are some of the most vulnerable members of the… Continue reading

The Glory Hall, one of Juneau’s main shelters for people experiencing homelessness, is enforcing drastic policy changes to combat the spread of coronavirus among its guests, March 17, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)