Bartlett Regional | HouseCalls | Fall 2017

3 Read along with us Dig in to a postapocalyptic landscape with Station Eleven . 4 Safety first Tag along with Compliance Coordinator Nathan Overson and learn how Bartlett works to keep you safe in our care. 7 Avoid osteoporosis Check out our expert advice for keeping your bones strong. 8 A clearer view 3-D mammography is now available at Bartlett! 10 Beat diabetes! Prediabetes is a warning bell— and we’re here to help you jump into the fight. 13 There’s a vaccine for that Are you at risk for pneumonia complications? Here’s who should talk to their doc. Content Fall 2017 Our cover: Descending Mount Juneau into Granite Creek Basin. Photo by Katie Bausler. Happy fall, and welcome to this edition of HouseCalls ! Bartlett Regional Hospital maintains a diligent focus on the quality and safety of the care we provide to our patients. We are delighted to introduce you to the quality department and the staff that help us analyze and continually improve the care we provide. We are also excited about our new 3-D breast imaging equipment and remodeled mammography department! Check out the article about this enhanced service on page 8. Did you know that your risk for developing type 2 diabetes can be dramatically reduced with a few lifestyle adjustments? In this issue, Diabetes Educator Cynthia Gordan Nickerson, RN, CDE, CM, tells us how our Health Matters program can get you started. And as of this issue, the Bartlett Hospital Foundation is sharing what they are working on and how you can get involved. We appreciate your ongoing support of Bartlett Regional Hospital. Thank you, Chuck Bill Website: Provider directory: Facebook “f”Logo CMYK / .ai VISIT US Chuck Bill, CEO By Chuck Bill CEO’s corner HouseCalls is published as a community service for our friends and neighbors in Southeast Alaska by: Bartlett Regional Hospital 3260 Hospital Drive Juneau, AK 99801 907-796-8900 | Information in HouseCalls comes from a wide range of medical experts, including our own staff and our partners at Coffey Communications. If you have any concerns or questions about any content or your own medical situation, please contact your health care provider. 2017 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. PATIENT SAFETY INSIDE VIEW STAYING WELL