We provide quality health care with competence, compassion, and sensitivity.


To be a model of quality and financial sustainability

Core Values

Accessible, quality health care for all
Promotion of health and prevention of disease
Respect for an individual’s dignity, independence and choices
Basic medical services for everyone regardless of ability to pay

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation manages Kanakanak Hospital, a critical access facility, which is Joint Commission accredited, receives Health and Human Services funding, and is covered through the Federal Tort Claim Act with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including liability for medical malpractice claims, for its officers, board members, employees, and certain health profession contractors and health profession volunteers. Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation is recognized by the US Government and State of Alaska as a tribal organization under PL 93-638.