Tag Archives: Wrangell Medical Center

WMC board updated on vacancies, new hospital project

The Wrangell Medical Center board was updated on a patient survey, the new hospital project and efforts to hire more health care providers.

WMC’s cash supply drops, board discusses equipment purchases

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors met Wednesday and heard that the hospital’s cash supply is declining again because of delayed Medicaid reimbursements.

2015: Wrangell’s year in review

A protest in Wrangell on Sunday, August 2, 2015. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)One of the top stories here in 2015 was the opening of a large gold and copper mine up the Stikine River in British Columbia. And a new ferry started running between Wrangell, Petersburg and Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island.

WMC looks for solution to slow cash flow

Wrangell Medical Center board members heard Wednesday that the hospital’s cash flow is slowing down. But Wrangell Medical Center is in far better financial shape than it was at this time last year.

Sanger reflects on three years as hospital CEO

Outgoing Wrangell Medical Center CEO Marla Sanger resigned this summer after about three years of leading the community-owned hospital. In this interview, she reflects on how the hospital has changed since 2012.

Wrangell Medical Center recovers a year after financial crisis

hospitalWrangell Medical Center is in good financial shape after the community-owned hospital almost ran out of cash last year.

WMC board candidates talk hospital issues

voteThere are two open seats on the Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors for the Oct. 6 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections. Woody Wilson and Maxlyn Wiederspohn are each running for a four-year term on the hospital board.

WMC board hires new hospital CEO

Aaron McPherson, Jeffrey Lyle and Robert RangThe Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hired Robert Rang of Kodiak on Thursday as the new hospital CEO.

Wrangell residents meet hospital CEO candidates

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors hosted a community meet-and-greet Wednesday with three finalists for the hospital CEO position.

Borough Assembly and WMC enter line of credit agreement

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Wednesday to set $500,000 aside for Wrangell Medical Center to borrow in case it runs out of cash.