Indian Health Service Has Strengthened Patient Protection Policies but Must Fully Integrate Them into Practice and Organizational Culture
Explores and evaluates the current patient protection policies of the Indian Health Service (IHS) and makes recommendations. Focuses on the IHS policies implemented to prevent child sexual abuse by providers and staff.
Joanne M. Chiedi
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Abuse and violence · American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Children and youth · Healthcare facilities · Policy