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The IHS: A Blog Series, Part 3: Funding as a Barrier to Care

The IHS: A Blog Series, Part 3: Funding as a Barrier to Care

In the previous post of this series, we briefly described the IHS’s authority for healthcare delivery and gave an overview of its provision of healthcare to American Indian and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN). In this post, we explore how poor funding of the IHS has proved to be a barrier to care.

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The IHS: A Blog Series, Part 2: Scope of Practice

The IHS: A Blog Series, Part 2: Scope of Practice

In the previous post of this series, we briefly described the history of the Indian Health Service (IHS) and the legislative foundations of its authority. This post explores the IHS’s authority for healthcare delivery and is an overview of its provision of healthcare to American Indian and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN).

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Four Reasons Why Compassionate Healthcare Wins

Four Reasons Why Compassionate Healthcare Wins

The word “compassion” is defined as the “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.” Health care practitioners (HCPs) feel more fulfilled when practicing with compassion; in turn, patients receive high-quality care…

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