Indian Health Services

In·di·an Health Ser·vic·es

(HIS) (in'dē-ăn helth sĕr'vis-ĕz)
Branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that supplies medical and public health services to Native Americans and other indigenous peoples.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-November 29, 2017-Alliant's Tribal First Division Acquires American Indian Health Services
West Palm Beach, FL, August 02, 2017 --( Academy Medical, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, announced a government partnership with Brain Sentinel to exclusively provide seizure monitoring and alerting systems in to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Indian Health Services (IHS) medical treatment facilities.
This legislation would correct oversights in the current HSA statute to make HSAs available to more Americans, particularly veterans, individuals eligible for TRICARE coverage and people that utilize Indian Health Services. It will also allow seniors to continue to save for future health care expenses by enabling Medicare beneficiaries enrolled only in Part A to continue contributing to their HSA accounts after turning 65.
Duane Uses Arrow, a former Bureau of Indian Affairs officer, said wait times at the local Indian Health Services clinic average about six hours.
Pilot programs utilizing the data to improve cancer care and services will take place at the English River First Nation Health Clinic, Ochapowace First Nation, Battleford Tribal Council Indian Health Services and with members of the MN-S.
"Healing Histories: Stories from Canada's Indian Hospitals" discusses Canada's Indian health services throughout the beginning of the twentieth century and discusses how the treatment of tuberculosis allowed a bridging between the first nations people and the Canadian government after decades of oppression and cultural persecution.
Apart from the VA, which has an overall patient enrolment of over eight million, the Department of Defense, Indian Health Services and the Bureau of Prisons will also have access to the national contract pricing.
Jongsma (mental health services professional, author) and Moore (clinical psychologist, Indian Health Services) provide a well-organized format for developing formal psychotherapy treatment plans that focus specifically on veterans and military personnel on active duty.
Funded by Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Denali Commission, the facility includes an outpatient clinic, 18 inpatient rooms, including two labor and delivery suites, and a 15-bed long-term care center.
He is one of the senior doctors at the Rosebud Indian Health Service, a hospital funded by Indian Health Services, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Resources.
Craig Vanderwagen, chief medical officer of Indian Health Services. The commission notes that hall the Native American population is poor or near poor, compared with 25 percent of whites.

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