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5 Most Adopted Ideas From SCF's Nuka System of Care

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.

Southcentral Foundation has been awarded the 2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award! This award is the highest presidential honor for performance excellence in the United States. SCF is the only health care organization to receive the award twice, having also won in 2011.

Southcentral Foundation recently hosted the Nuka Health Care Innovations Conference in Portland, OR. This was the first Nuka conference held outside of Alaska, and we want to thank everyone who attended.

Good communication is key in a wide variety of fields, but none more so than health care. Care workers need to be able to communicate with customers and with each other, and sometimes these conversations can be difficult, particularly the ones with customers.

Interest in SCF’s Nuka System of Care remains high throughout the world. Southcentral Foundation recently visited the United Kingdom to present a series of learning sessions about Nuka.

Compassion fatigue is one of the biggest causes of burnout for individuals in the helping and healing professions. Those at risk can learn to identify the causes and symptoms, and develop a set of tools to avoid burnout.

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.

Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer

On October 23rd-24th, Southcentral Foundation is hosting its first-ever health conference in Oregon, the Nuka Health Care Innovations Conference.

SCF Leadership

Leadership is a crucial component of any organization, and this is especially true in health care. Good leadership can manage change and ensure the effective operation of the organization, making care workers’ and other employees’ jobs much easier. But what are the qualities that have helped Southcentral Foundation transform our system to provide value-based, holistic care?

Hospital Transformation

How does SCF work together with the Native Community to achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness?