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Special Announcements list Starts Here.
On February 17, 2009 all full-power broadcast television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting on analog airwaves and begin broadcasting only in digital. Please visit the following web sites for important information regarding the transition to digital television.

Item 2  Indian Health Summit - July 7-9, 2009
Item 2  Indian Health Information Management Conference, December 15-19, Phoenix, AZ
Item 2  Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Personnel
Item 2  Quality of Care
Item 2 Contract Health Services Website
Item 2 Robert G. McSwain Confirmed as Director of the Indian Health Service

IHS Resources list Starts Here.
Item 1 Emergency Preparedness
Item 3 Job Vacancies Database
Item 4 UpToDate Online
Item 5 Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Item 6 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Key I H S Links Start Here.
Item 1 IHS/HHS WebMail
Item 2 Frequently Asked Questions
Item 3 Find An IHS Employee
Item 4 IHS Calendar
Item 5 IHS List Serv
Item 6 My IHS Portal
Item 8 Information Security Awareness
Item 9 Grants.govKey I H S Links End Here.

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Indian Health Service (HQ)
The Reyes Building
801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852-1627

Telephone Contacts

Bullet Image. Start of Page Links. Item 1 Agency Introduction
The mission, goal, and foundation of the IHS, along with a brief description of the agency.
Item 2 Blue Pages
A quick reference telephone contact list of various IHS programs and offices.
Item 3 Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
A Federal/State program expanding health coverage to uninsured children whose families earn too much for Medicaid but too little to afford to purchase private health insurance.
Item 4 Clinical Practice Guidelines
Clinical practice guidelines from a wide variety of best practices sources.
Item 5 Fact Sheet
A brief summary touching on Indian Health Service Federal-tribal relationships; mission, goal, and objectives; health care delivery; facilities construction and maintenance; and career opportunities.
Item 6 Health Care Information
Links to a variety of health care information sites.
Item 7 HealthFinder
US Department of Health and Human Service's web site with links and information on many aspects of health, medicine, databases, and on-line publications.
Item 8 IHS Directory
This PDF directory, updated monthly, provides contact information for IHS headquarters operating divisions and employees, the 12 Area Offices and key Area personnel, and Service Units throughout the United States.

Item 9 Medicare Information
The official US government site for Medicare information.
Item 10 Native Health Database (NHD) EXIT Disclaimer
The NHD is a centralized, nationally accessible, computerized information database containing complete bibliographic information and abstracts on historical Native American and Alaska Native medical/health research reports covering a time period from 1652 to the present.
Item 11. End of Page Links. Patient Education Protocols and Codes
The Patient Education Protocols and Codes provides necessary information to assist nurses, physicians and other health care providers in documenting and tracking patient education.
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