Alaska Native Medical Center Company History Timeline

1975
1975 Congress adopts Indian Self Determination and Education act American Indian and Alaska Native people can assume control of federal programs for Tribes.
1976
1976 Congress adopts Indian Health Care Improvement Act to address health disparities between the US population, and American Indian and Alaska Native people.
1984
Southcentral Foundation s first compact agreement under Public Law 93-638 began in 1984.
1986
1986 SCF s Optometry Clinic opens on Fireweed Lane.
1987
1987 SCF grows to 24 employees, and Katherine Gottlieb joins the team as a receptionist.
1989
1989 SCF evaluates natural helper peer counselor best practices, and hires advocates to work in the hospital and help Alaska Native and American Indian people obtain the best possible care.
1993
1993 SCF grows to 52 employees and five clinics.
1997
The Alaska Native Medical Center opened its doors in May 1997.
1997 ANMC hospital on Tudor Road is dedicated US Congress creates the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium under Appropriations Legislation, Section 325 Public Law 105-83.
1998
On June 1, 1998, Tribal health in Alaska changed dramatically when the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium ANTHC signed a contract to assume responsibility for the operations of the majority of the Indian Health Service Alaska Area office s programs.
1999
1999 ANMC management transferred from Indian Health Service to Tribal management by ANTHC and Southcentral Foundation.
2003
2003 SCF s new Fireweed Building opens with dental, optometry and behavioral health services.
2013
In November 2013, the ANMC celebrated its 60th anniversary.
2014
2014 ANMC hospital opens fully functional, state-of-the-art hybrid operating room.
Founded
1954
Company Founded
Headquarters
Anchorage, AK
Company Headquarter

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