Juneau Police are investigating an incident over the weekend that resulted in two men going to the emergency room with knife wounds.
It’s been more than a year since Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital has purchased drugs from the Massachusetts facility associated with a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis.
Juneau voters on Tuesday agreed to an extension of the city’s temporary one-percent sales tax, ensuring at least $34-million in capital projects will be funded borough-wide through 2018. But a $25-million bond proposition to fund another package of projects is still in doubt.
Bartlett Regional Hospital has hired a new Chief Financial Officer.
Today (Wednesday) was the first day on the job for Bartlett Regional Hospital’s new CEO Chris Harff. She spent it getting a tour of the hospital, getting to know some of the staff, and asking questions.
The Juneau Assembly will take public comment tonight on two large-project funding packages likely to appear on this fall’s municipal election ballot.
Juneau's city-owned hospital has been re-accredited.
Bartlett Regional Hospital’s Infection Prevention Coordinator says Juneau residents have no reason to be concerned about a case of necrotizing fasciitis - the so-called "flesh-eating bacteria" - discovered in a patient recently.
The new CEO for Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital doesn’t plan to make major changes right away. Chris Harff was named to the city-owned facility’s top post Friday by the hospital’s board of directors.
Christine Harff will join Juneau’s city-owned medical facility in mid-August. She comes from Thief River Falls, Minnesota, where she’s currently CEO of Sanford Medical Center.