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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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801 Thompson Avenue, Ste. 400
Rockville, MD 20852-1627

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Item 1 Press Releases
IHS press releases appear here in reverse chronological order.

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Item 2 IHS Fact Sheets
A wide range of information about IHS Programs, Facilities, and Statistics.

Item 3 Director's Statements and Initiatives
The IHS Director's speeches and remarks, including statements to the House and Senate. The Director's Initiatives are issues selected to receive special attention and emphasis.

Item 4 Biographies of Key Personnel
Biographies of key leaders in the Indian Health Service, including the Director, directors of various operating divisions, and Area Directors.

Item 5 Information Technology Newsletter

Section Highlights

  • Calendar
  • Indian Health Summit: July 7-9, 2009; Denver, Colorado
  • Kid's Page
    Highlighted Links End here.

  • Item 6 Indian Health Summit
    The Health Summit will be a national gathering of Indian Health professionals and administrative leadership, community health advocates and activists, and Tribal leadership.

    Item 7 National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
    Celebrated in November of each year, the Heritage Month is marked by a number of cultural events by the IHS and other partners-in-celebration. The events calendar for the month appears here.

    Item 8 Photo Gallery
    A collection of historical and current photos that can be downloaded and used in presentations, publications, and reports. The collection can be searched on a variety of topics. Users are encouraged to share additional information that can help identify the subjects and activity in the photos.

    Item 9 Primary Care Provider Newsletter
    The IHS Primary Care Provider is a monthly publication of the Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinical Support Center. It is distributed to approximately 8000 health care providers working for IHS, urban Indian, and tribal health programs; in addition, it is sent to medical, nursing, and pharmacy schools throughout the country.

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