Southcentral Foundation is hosting training opportunities in late October. Come to SCF’s campus in Anchorage, Alaska and learn from subject matter experts who work in SCF’s Malcolm Baldrige award-winning Nuka System of Care. SCF is hosting two trainings from October 24-26: Behavioral Health Integration and Integrated Primary Care Team.
It can often be difficult to provide quality health care in remote locations, and behavioral health is no exception to this. Southcentral Foundation has a considerable amount of experience with this; in addition to providing health care services for customer-owners in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, SCF is also responsible for providing care in 55 rural villages in the Anchorage Service Unit.
Opioid addiction has become a major public health crisis in many parts of the United States, and people are increasingly looking to health care organizations for answers. Southcentral Foundation (SCF) has implemented a comprehensive approach to handling opioids and opioid addiction based on SCF’s system of relationship-based care and integrated behavioral health.
Earlier this year, the SCF Learning Institute surveyed organizations that have learned from SCF to see what changes they had made based on what they learned. People from 44 organizations responded to the survey. Following are the 5 ideas from SCF’s Nuka System of Care that other organizations have adopted the most.
The Nuka Health Care Innovations Conference is fast approaching! The conference will be held on October 23rd-24th at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, OR.
SCF has integrated behavioral health providers into primary care so that they are available immediately should customer-owners need their services. Learn how having behavioral services available in primary care clinics works to put the mind and body back together, destigmatizing behavioral needs.
By 1987, Southcentral Foundation (SCF) had expanded beyond its initial self-management contracts to advance in the areas of mental and behavioral health. Learn how this process developed and the steps SCF took to address the behavioral health concerns of its customer-owner population.