Medical center recognized for medication assisted treatment

The Petersburg Medical Center's Joy Janssen Clinic was awarded the 2019 Golden Stethoscope Award for its medication assisted treatment program for substance abuse by the Alaska State Hospital & Nursing Home Association.

"It's just a nice pat on the back," said PMC CEO Phil Hofstetter. "It's a nice acknowledgment amongst all the different facilities in the state. I think it's worthwhile."

The yearly award was given to PMC at an ASHNHA conference last week. A team of PMC staff wrote up a statement that was submitted to ASHNHA explaining why they should be given the award. Despite limited resourc...

 

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