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In the News

Two Fairbanks friends joined by a lifelong gift
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Oct. 22, 2014)

Small changes add up when it comes to preventing breast cancer
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Oct. 06, 2014)

10 years after receiving Living the Vision award, where are we?
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Sept. 08, 2014)

Concussion laws help keep athletes safe
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Aug. 11, 2014)

FMH breast cancer center recognized
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (June 30, 2014)

The best of Fairbanks 2014 Readers’ Choice

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (June 22, 2014)

Life jackets are essential to safe fun on the water: Alaska program offers free life jackets for loan
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (June 2, 2014)

FMH listed among top hospitals for patient engagement
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (May 19, 2014)

Hospice program collects patients’ most treasured stories 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (May 12, 2014)

Best Places to Work in Alaska 2014 
Alaska Journal of Commerce (May 4, 2014)

Family Friendly Awards
KTVF Newscenter 11 (April 29, 2014)

Vitamin D, serving size get more attention in proposed nutrition labels
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Mar. 3, 2014)

Better nutrition is a prescription for prevention
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Mar. 3, 2014)

Denali Center wins $24,000 prize as a finalist for national award 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Feb. 10, 2014)

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital’s remodeled cafe puts leftovers to good use
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Feb. 6, 2014)

Aging and Alzheimer’s: How to choose assisted living
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Feb. 3, 2014)

Spices reveal their healing nature
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 22, 2014)

BRIDGE and Project Search are pathways for students with disabilities
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 21, 2014)

Hospital worker retires after three decades of service
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 20, 2014)

Flu triggers restrictions on visitors at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 18, 2014)

Rest, relaxation, activities: Tips for avoiding the post-holiday blues
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 13, 2014)

Denali Center blanket-making project boosts 1,000-mile Yukon Quest
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 12, 2014)

Fairbanks' first baby of the new year takes its time
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 3, 2014)

Holiday overindulging: Avoid adding holiday pounds
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Dec. 2, 2013)

Potential benefits of vitamin D keep adding up 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 18, 2013)

Your pharmacist and what goes on behind the counter
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 11, 2013)

Hospice is an ever-evolving aspect of medical care
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 4, 2013)

Time to start taking precautions with flu season around the corner
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Oct. 14, 2013)

I’m OK. It’s just a concussion, right?
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Aug. 5, 2013)

Kiss named AACN president-elect
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (July 20, 2013)

Nurses group recognizes excellence at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital ICU 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (July 1, 2013)

Taking the time to learn first aid basics could safe a life 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (July 1, 2013)

Achieving exceptional care with patients as partners
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (June 24, 2013)

Cancer navigation: Education, support, guidance through complexities
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (May 6, 2013)

Calorie budgeting: Calculating and categorizing your spending
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Apr. 22, 2013)

Alaska, Rhode Island and Maryland Celebrate HIE Successes
Leading Age (Apr. 18, 2013)

What does my doctor mean I need occupational therapy?
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Apr. 15, 2013)

Go the extra mile - full term pregnancy is healthiest
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Apr. 1, 2013)

What does vitamin D do for your heart? Are you getting enough?
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Feb. 4, 2013)

Be 'SMART' when making New Year's resolutions
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Dec. 30, 2012)

Word of Thanks
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 13, 2012)

Interior Alaskans first to benefit from health information exchange
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 4, 2012)

Fairbanks hospital creating virtual flu barrier for patients
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Oct. 7, 2012)

Culture and Familiarity Matter to Elders
   
Provider Magazine (Sept. 22, 2012)

Timeless advice: Wash your hands
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Sept. 9, 2012)

Emergency water purification unit for Fairbanks unveiled
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (June 19, 2012)

Women honored for contributions to Fairbanks community
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (May 4, 2012)

Fairbanks medical team preps for Indonesian surgery mission
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (March 22, 2012)

Hospice joins with hospital to bring medical care to terminally ill
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (March 7, 2012)

One small leap: Fairbanks welcomes several babies on leap day
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner  (Feb. 29, 2012) 

Fairbanks hospital makes structural upgrades to withstand an earthquake
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Jan. 29, 2012)

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital policy promotes full-term labor and delivery
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Nov. 23, 2011)

Fairbanks Memorial CEO earns Citizen of the Year award 
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Dec. 13, 2010)

New Fairbanks Heart Center hosts grand opening
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (May 25, 2010)


Press Releases

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes the ICU at
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence
Fairbanks, AK (June 17, 2013) –  The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, the first ICU in the state of Alaska to be recognized with the prestigious award. Only 98 hospital units throughout the U.S. were recognized with a Beacon Award in 2012.

Denali Center at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital receives prestigious award
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (July 9, 2012) – Denali Center was recently awarded the very prestigious “Master Gardener Award” at the International Eden Alternative Conference, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan earlier this month.

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to Provide Medical Hospice Services
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (March 6, 2012) -- After several years of discussion and planning, Hospice of the Tanana Valley recently approached The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation and Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with a proposal of uniting to create a comprehensive medical hospice program.

Banner Health ranked top five health systems in nation
FAIRBANKS, Alaska.  (Jan. 17, 2012) – Banner Health, the operator hired by The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation (the Hospital Foundation) to manage Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center and Tanana Valley Clinic, has been named as one of the Top Five Large Health Systems in the country based on clinical performance, according to Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. The announcement was made Monday by Modern Healthcare magazine.

Hospital employees receive AK Nurse of the Year Awards
FAIRBANKS, Alaska. (Dec. 8, 2011) – Five Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center (FMH/DC) employees received the Alaska March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards on Friday, Nov.18 at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage. Of the 120 nominees of the prestigious statewide award, twenty-seven were FMH/DC employees. The winners from FMH/DC were Hannah Brice-Smith, RN, for Community Case Management Care Coordinator, Gena Edmiston, RN and Chief Nursing Officer at FMH/DC, for Administration, Eugenia “Genie” Erickson, LPN, for LPN, Heather Cunningham, RN, for Rising Star, and Leilani Sauer for Friend of Nursing.

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to promote full-term deliveries
FAIRBANKS, Alaska. (Nov. 17, 2011) --- Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (FMH), in coordination with Banner Health, recently established a policy promoting full-term labor and delivery for pregnancies of 39 or more weeks, absent any medical conditions that threaten the mother or baby.

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1650 Cowles St.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-8181
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