Anchorage, Alaska — The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute (AHVI) has acquired a state-of-the-art rapid CT scanner that virtually eliminates patient claustrophobia and uses substantially lower doses of radiation. The newly procured Siemens SOMATOM Definition Flash CT uses the world’s first fully-integrated Stellar detector, which allows for exceptional image quality and a simplified patient process. Read More
The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission has awarded AHVI reaccreditation in Nuclear and PET. Receiving this accreditation is truly a demonstration of Alaska Heart and Vascular Institute’s pursuit of excellence in the field of Nuclear/PET and providing quality studies for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute recently appointed Robert T. Craig III as its chief executive officer, overseeing operations for the company’s six locations statewide. Craig joins the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute team from Missouri, with more than 20 years of professional experience as an executive leader in the health care industry. Read More
AHVI’s Dr. Stanley Watkins was featured in KTUU’s 2 Your Health segment in February 2016. Dr. Watkins describes the minimally-invasive method used to treat aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve that can be life-threatening if left untreated.