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What It’s Like to Work at a Tribal Medical Facility

What It’s Like to Work at a Tribal Medical Facility

Looking to take your healthcare career in a unique direction? Working at an Indian Health Services (IHS) tribal medical facility through Tribal EM can offer a life-changing experience. IHS is a federally funded agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. IHS serves more than 560...

Solving Healthcare Process Barriers at Tribal Facilities

Solving Healthcare Process Barriers at Tribal Facilities

From limited resources to a lack of adequate staffing, tribal hospitals and clinics face numerous challenges.  The resulting healthcare process barriers often lead not only to poor patient outcomes, but sometimes forced closure and loss of access to care in the greater community. The good news:...

South Dakota Assignments: Fun Things to Do

South Dakota Assignments: Fun Things to Do

When you bring medical care to IHS facilities on a South Dakota assignment, you enjoy an exciting opportunity to improve healthcare for underserved tribal communities. It’s hard but rewarding work in the heart of the Midwest. While on assignment, we have some suggestions to make the most of your...

Clinical Oversight Transforms Care at Tribal Hospitals

Clinical Oversight Transforms Care at Tribal Hospitals

Providers at Native American health facilities face an overwhelming number of problems. Clinician shortages, outdated technology, a scarcity of necessary supplies and resources, lack of clinical oversight, and inadequate funding are major barriers to quality patient care. But Tribal EM is out to...

Coronavirus: How Tribal Communities Can Prepare

Coronavirus: How Tribal Communities Can Prepare

As medical facilities and providers across the U.S. determine the best way to deal  with the spreading coronavirus, one of the groups particularly at risk are Native American communities. Indian Country Today reported that tribal communities are unprepared for a possible coronavirus epidemic due...

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