Keyword: Indian Health Service
The government shutdown is slowing administrative work for the Indian Health Service, plus more healthcare headlines.
While doctors have been urged to avoid prescribing opioids together with benzodiazepines whenever possible, a study says the practice has increased.
According to a GAO report, an IHS provider shortage is hurting American Indian and Alaska Native patients who rely on them.
A new study is raising the alarm about increasing resistance to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and other healthcare headlines from around the web.
One county has the nation’s highest rate of Medicaid enrollment, and its said to be critical in battling economic and public health challenges.
The Senate fell 10 votes short of the 60 needed to keep the government running until mid-February.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Competition is not the answer to healthcare's woes, according to Don Berwick, M.D. It is the problem.
From Kaiser Health News: The administration officials could not answer some basic questions from senators, including how much money the agency has gained from the health law’s Medicaid expansion and whether President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would help the agency hire more staff.
Two rural hospitals in Oklahoma and South Dakota were facing financial uncertainty when each decided to take a risk on new technology upgrades.
Healthcare leaders must learn to create innovative healing models that bridge the gap between Western and traditional healing.