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Indian Health Service Hospitals: More Monitoring Needed to Ensure Quality Care

Description
Explores concerns about inadequate healthcare quality provided in Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals. Makes recommendations for implementing several oversight measures and identifies problem areas that will need to be addressed in order to improve healthcare quality in IHS hospitals. See companion report: Indian Health Service Hospitals: Longstanding Challenges Warrant Focused Attention to Support Quality Care. Focuses on challenges related to quality reporting, Area Office vacancies, and health information technology.
Date
10/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health information technology · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Policy