• pharmacists
  • IHS employs approximately 2,650 nurses, 700 physicians, 700 pharmacists, 100 physician assistants and 300 dentists, as well as a variety of other health professionals such as nutritionists. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Instit
  • Changing the Face of Medicine", Celebrating America's Women Physicians, National Institutes of Health, accessed 25 October 2011 "Yvette Roubideaux, MD, First Woman to Lead the Indian Health Service" Archived April 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1978
  • Illness among Indians and Alaska Natives, 1970 to 1978. (viaf.org)
  • Yellowtail served on many national health organizations and received many honors for her work, including the President's Award for Outstanding Nursing Health Care in 1962 and being honored in 1978 as the "Grandmother of American Indian Nurses" by the American Indian Nurses Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (viaf.org)
  • Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse. (viaf.org)
  • The grant, written by Holli Witherington of the Brandon Whitten Institute, was awarded to ECU in the fall of 2015 and is part of a national program sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (ecok.edu)
  • care
  • IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its mission is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IHS provides health care in 36 states to approximately 2.2 million out of 3.7 million American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). (wikipedia.org)
  • Tribal-contract health care facilities serve only their tribal members, with other qualified Indians/Alaska Natives being offered care on a space-available basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • This policy makes it difficult for an Indian who leaves their tribal home for education or employment to receive health care services to which they are legally entitled. (wikipedia.org)
  • Others have concerns that the restrictions of the Indian-preference policy do not allow for the hiring of the most highly qualified health professionals and administration staff, so quality of care and efficiency of administration suffer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the NAIHS, the Navajo health care system includes an urban health program in Flagstaff, Arizona, the Navajo Department of Health (NDOH), and five Tribal health care corporations. (ihs.gov)
  • The NDOH, created in 1977, ensures access to quality and culturally acceptable health care. (ihs.gov)
  • NAIHS also has P.L. 93-638 contracts and compacts with Tribal health corporations authorized by the Navajo Nation, including Fort Defiance Indian Hospital/Tsehootsooi Medical Center, Winslow Indian Health Care Center, Inc., Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, Sage Memorial Hospital, and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc., to provide health care services in the respective regions of the Navajo Nation served by the 638 corporations. (ihs.gov)
  • Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins 'The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides health care services to American Indians and Alaskan Natives. (unt.edu)
  • Watch a tribal health demo to see how you can satisfy federal IHS reporting standards and remove distractions that get in the way of care. (nextgen.com)
  • Our tribal health mobile solutions let you complete key clinical tasks, document detailed patient encounters, and collaborate with coordinated care teams on the go. (nextgen.com)
  • The Marine Hospital Service was charged with the care and maintenance of merchant sailors, but as the country grew, so did the ever-expanding mission of the service. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was the first woman to be appointed as Director of IHS, the principal federal health care advocate and provider for American Indians and Alaska Natives. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the IHS Director within the Department of Health and Human Services, Roubideaux administered a $4 billion nationwide health care delivery program composed of 12 administrative area (regional) offices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care rationing refers to mechanisms that are used to allocate (viz. (wikipedia.org)
  • ration) health care resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Americans have private health insurance, and non-emergency health care rationing decisions are made based on what the insurance company or government insurance will pay for, what the patient is willing to pay for (though health care prices are often not transparent), and the ability and willingness of the provider to perform uncompensated care. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (known as the PPCA or Obamacare) contained many changes to these regulations, including the first requirement that all Americans purchase health insurance (taking effect in 2014), which will significantly change the calculus of rationing decisions, including for preventive care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United Kingdom, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) sets coverage requirements for the National Health Service (NHS), which is funded and operated by the government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individuals who are able to do so may also pay for private treatments beyond what the NHS offers, but low-income people largely have equal access to health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among those who have argued in favor of health care rationing are moral philosopher Peter Singer and Oregon governor John Kitzhaber. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rationing' Health Care: What Does It Mean? (wikipedia.org)
  • Fiscal
  • The total Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 user population for the Navajo Area, including Federal and Tribal Service Units, is 244,209. (ihs.gov)
  • organizations
  • The funds came from the Valley View Health and Wellness Foundation, which awards grants to organizations that promote area residents' health and well-being. (ecok.edu)
  • Senate
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved a $51.35 billion appropriations bill to strengthen federal programs and operations that support national security and American values abroad. (senate.gov)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2018 funding bill that continues to invest in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education. (senate.gov)
  • Udall gave up the seat to make what would be a successful bid for the United States Senate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The President of the United States appoints incumbents to these positions, most with the advice and consent of the United States Senate. (wikipedia.org)
  • welfare
  • This enables it to use sales taxes and other revenues generated for the welfare and health of the tribe. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was previously established in 1953 as the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), and is still led by the Surgeon General. (wikipedia.org)
  • sanitation
  • She served on an advisory committee for the Division of Indian Health (DIH) to assist sanitation engineers in relaying to tribal members the importance of hygiene and sanitation in combating disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coordinates
  • OPEL serves as the principal advisory office to the IHS on issues of national health policy and coordinates these four evaluation functions. (hhs.gov)
  • federal
  • It is one of two federal agencies mandated to use Indian Preference in hiring. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NAIHS delivers health services to a user population of over 244,000 American Indians in five Federal service units on and near the Navajo Nation. (ihs.gov)
  • The U.S. federal government was the main driving force behind the construction of dams and aqueducts, although many state and local water agencies were also involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Executive Schedule is linked to the rates of pay for the General Schedule, Senior Executive Service, Senior Level, Senior Foreign Service, and other Federal civilian pay systems, as well as the pay of uniformed military personnel, because various federal laws establishing those pay systems normally tie the maximum amount payable to various levels of the Executive Schedule. (wikipedia.org)
  • The federal government acquired property on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation for two dam projects: 7,997 acres of Indian land for the Fort Randall Dam project and 14,299 acres for the Big Bend Dam project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Navajo
  • The Navajo Nation is one of the largest Indian reservations in the United States. (ihs.gov)
  • The Navajo Nation consists of more than 25,000 contiguous square miles and three satellite communities, and extends into portions of the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. (ihs.gov)
  • officers
  • Officers of the PHS are classified as noncombatants, unless directed to serve as and part of the armed forces by the President or detailed to a service branch of the armed forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Members of the commissioned corps wear the same uniforms as the United States Navy, or the United States Coast Guard (when assigned to the Coast Guard), with special PHS Commissioned Corps insignia, and hold ranks equivalent to officers of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. (wikipedia.org)
  • Officers of the Corps wear uniforms similar to those of the United States Navy with special PHSCC insignia, and the Corps uses the same commissioned officer ranks as the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps from ensign to admiral, uniformed services pay grades O-1 through O-10 respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • In many countries, clinical psychology is a regulated mental health profession. (wikipedia.org)
  • Roubideaux worked in clinical practice for IHS for three years as a clinical director and medical officer at the San Carlos Service Unit on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • Local decisions about service provision in England are made by Clinical commissioning groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • program
  • Health Program Evaluations --Collect and analyze information useful for assisting IHS officials in determining the need for improving existing programs or creating new programs to address health needs. (hhs.gov)
  • A new master's program at East Central University, unlike any in the state, is primed to have long-lasting effects for not only the student, but the general population. (ecok.edu)
  • ECU's unique M.S. in water policy resources and management program is designed to support the need for advanced understanding of the growing complexity of water issues that face communities in the state, nation and globally. (ecok.edu)
  • medical
  • Cause of death is determined as stated in medical or autopsy records. (cdc.gov)
  • She worked for one year as a medical officer at the Hu Hu Kam Memorial Indian Hospital on the Gila River Indian Reservation in Arizona. (wikipedia.org)