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2016 Nuka System of Care
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"I think it's the leading example of health care redesign in the nation, maybe the world."

Don Berwick, Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

"A health care system owned and managed by Alaska's Native people has achieved astonishing results in improving the health of its enrollees while cutting the costs of treating them."

The New York Times

"This is organizational vision and leadership at its very best ... to achieve whole population health excellence for your customer-owners."

Dave Ford, Former CEO, CareOregon

Southcentral Foundation's Nuka System of Care

Southcentral Foundation's "Nuka System of Care" is a name given to the whole health care system created, managed, and owned by Alaska Native people to achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness.

Nuka is an Alaska Native word used for strong, giant structures and living things.

The relationship-based Nuka System of Care is comprised of organizational strategies and processes; medical, behavioral, dental and traditional practices; and supporting infrastructure that work together - in relationship - to support wellness. By putting relationships at the forefront of what we do and how we do it, the Nuka System will continue to develop and improve for future generations.

Nuka Requests Request

Nuka System of Care Speaking Engagements

Southcentral Foundation is asked to present on the Nuka System of Care for a variety of organizations and at events and conferences. Here are some upcoming events:


Event: Stanford Medicine X
Topic: Nuka Approach to Customer-Owned Care: How Integrated Care Team Dynamics Impact Outcomes
Location: Stanford, CA
Dates: September 25-27

March 2016

Event: 2016 Nuka System of Care Hawaii Conference
Location: Honolulu, HI
Dates: March 10-11

June 2016

Event: 6th Annual Nuka System of Care Conference
Location: Anchorage, AK
Dates: June 20-24

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For additional information:

Southcentral Foundation Nuka Institute
Erica Srisaneha, Manager of Nuka Teaching
4105 Tudor Centre Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 729-8608