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Embattled Indian Health Service hospital in Nebraska losing top executive again
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Embattled Indian Health Service hospital in Nebraska losing top executive again (June 14, 2017)
One of the worst-performing hospitals in Indian Country remains hobbled after losing certification nearly two years ago.

Indian Health Service names a permanent chief medical officer
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Indian Health Service names a permanent chief medical officer (June 5, 2017)
Michael Toedt is new new chief medical officer for the Indian Health Service.

Lawmakers once again seek fixes to 'broken' Indian Health Service
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Lawmakers once again seek fixes to 'broken' Indian Health Service (May 25, 2017)
The Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act address long-standing management, staffing and transparency issues at the agency.

Indian Health Service budget and 'high risk' tribal programs on agenda for upcoming hearings
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Indian Health Service budget and 'high risk' tribal programs on agenda for upcoming hearings (May 17, 2017)
Lawmakers who control the federal government's spending levels are continuing to focus on Indian Country.

Hearing on high-risk tribal programs highlights void in Trump leadership team
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Hearing on high-risk tribal programs highlights void in Trump leadership team (May 15, 2017)
More than 100 days into the Trump administration, Indian Country still doesn't know who will be advocating for their interests in the nation's capital.

Chris Buchanan: Indian Health Service sees progress on diabetes
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Chris Buchanan: Indian Health Service sees progress on diabetes (March 31, 2017)
Diabetes is an important topic for Indian Country, for our families and communities, and for the Indian Health Service.

Bill seeks comprehensive audit of Indian Health Service amid debate on Obamacare
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Bill seeks comprehensive audit of Indian Health Service amid debate on Obamacare (March 1, 2017)
As the nation's politicians spar over the fate of Obamacare, tribes are still waiting on the federal government to fulfill its trust responsibilities.

Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era
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Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era (February 14, 2017)
Indian issues have always been portrayed as non-partisan but it looks like that's no longer the case, at least when it comes to health care.

Indian Health Service hires deputy medical officer in Great Plains
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Indian Health Service hires deputy medical officer in Great Plains (October 17, 2016)
The Indian Health Service continues to address quality of care issues in a troubled region of the country.

Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains
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Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains (September 23, 2016)
Tribal leaders had complained about the prior person in the position.

Indian Health Service crisis continues with shutdown at hospital
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Indian Health Service crisis continues with shutdown at hospital (September 14, 2016)
Leaders of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe were stunned when they were told about the shutdown with prior consultation.

Indian Health Service announces more hires at troubled hospital
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Indian Health Service announces more hires at troubled hospital (May 25, 2016)
The Omaha Winnebago Hospital in Nebraska can no longer bill for Medicaid and Medicare after losing certification last summer.

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