Tag: Indian Health Service

IHS and Cherokee Sign Historic Agreement Funding Health Center

February 26, 2016

An historic agreement signed last week between the Cherokee Nation and the Indian Health Service will allow the Cherokee to construct a 450,00- square-foot health center in Tahlequah that will be the largest ever built among tribes across the nation under IHS.   Under the agreement — the largest joint venture funding project ever among… Read More >

Thune: Rosebud Hospital Issues “Life and Death”

February 18, 2016

U.S. Sen. John Thune says the problems facing an Indian Health Service hospital in Rosebud are “life and death issues.” Federal inspections recently highlighted serious problems at the IHS hospitals on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations and the regional office of the IHS closed the emergency department. Since then ambulances have been unable to… Read More >

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