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Rosebud Hospital: Indian Health Service Management of Emergency Department Closure and Reopening, A Case Study

Description
Examines management of Indian Health Services (IHS) closure of Rosebud Hospital in South Dakota and its reopening to identify lessons learned. Addresses reasons for hospital closure, the impact of the closure, corrective actions taken following to its reopening, and issues with sustaining improvements and compliance. Supports developing procedures for temporary emergency department closures and investing in rural workforce recruitment, retention, and training, among other recommendations.
Date
07/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · South Dakota