Overcoming Disparities in Surgical Care among Native Americans
Discusses the disparity in access to oncologic surgical care for Native Americans. Details a pathway program at the Oregon Health & Science University aimed as increasing matriculation rates among Native Americans into medicals school.
Author(s): Thomas L. Sutton, Brett C. Sheppard Citation: Bulletin of The American College of Surgeons Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details
Rural Transit Fact Book 2022
Features national-, state-, and county-level information on rural transit in the United States. Includes rural and urban comparisons on demographics and transportation. Provides information for agencies receiving section 5311 funding and includes a section on tribal transit.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson, Dilip Mistry Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute view details
Indian Health Service: Relief Funding and Agency Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Describes the COVID-19 relief funding for Indian Health Service (IHS), tribal, and urban Indian organization health facilities and how the funds were used to meet immediate and longstanding system needs. Discusses the initial IHS response to the pandemic and steps IHS took to address challenges that its hospitals faced responding to the pandemic.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
HHS Strategic Plan FY 2022 - 2026
Identifies the strategic goals and objectives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Addresses issues impacting rural and tribal communities, including health disparities, healthcare access, and health workforce. Discusses maternal mortality, emergency preparedness, and other specific concerns.
Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details