IHS Needs to Improve Oversight of Its Hospitals' Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing Practices and Consider Centralizing Its Information Technology Functions
Reports on a review of Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals with a focus on opioid prescriptions and dispensing, information technology (IT), and cybersecurity. Identifies deficiencies related to opioid policies and procedures and supports centralizing IHS IT systems.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health information technology · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse