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Tips for Patients: Help Ensure a Safe Hospital Stay

Alaska Regional Hospital encourages all of our patients to take an active role in their own care. This includes taking the following steps prior to and during a hospital stay. Be an involved and informed member of your healthcare team! Medication Safety If you are coming to the hospital for a planned procedure or admission, [...]

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“Lighting Up” Surgical Procedures with New Firefly Technology

Like its namesake, the new Firefly technology, which creates better visualization of the anatomy for surgeons while they are operating, is known for its firefly-green color that illuminates the difference between cancerous and healthy tissue, and the blood supply to a tumor, allowing for more accurate removal and less risk of any cancer being left [...]

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When Life Gives You Cancer, We Give You Hope

If you think back to the days of learning to ride a bike you probably remember falling down frequently.  When you got hurt, your mother would appear with a small band-aid and a hug.  The bandage may have helped heal your “boo-boo,” but the hug helped heal you. We try to keep that same approach [...]

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