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A Closer Look: Providence's Senior Medicare Clinic

February 7, 2011

Quietly and so far without the fanfare of the dedication ceremony, the long awaited Senior Care Center opened at the Providence Health and Services Alaska Campus in Anchorage. It’s already begun accepting clients and making appointments. It’s goal is help to a particular under served group of health care seekers in the city, mainly seniors on Medicare.

Not long before the senior care center opened, Len Anderson talked with Dr. Tom Hunt, the physician chief executive of Providence’s Physician organization which runs for the clinic. The news story -  “New Medical Clinic Wants To Treat Unserved Seniors” aired on January 19 on KSKA. Today on A Closer Look, you can hear the complete interview with Dr. Tom Hunt on the Anchorage Senior Care Center. Dr. Hunt explained the underlying need, the services offered and some innovative methods marking this the latest facility on the Providence Health and Services campus.

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