November 2022 Blogs
November 18, 2022
by Rick Haverkate, MPH, National HIV/HCV/STI Program Consultant, Indian Health Service
Transgender Awareness Week, celebrated from November 13 to 19, is an important moment for transgender inclusion. The Transgender Day of Remembrance is also observed on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia.
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November 17, 2022
by Dr. Loretta Christensen, MBA, MSJ, FACS, IHS Chief Medical Officer
As a critical public health prevention priority in our vulnerable service population, IHS advocates recommending vaccines to our patients. E3 focuses on 1) Every patient at 2) Every encounter should be offered 3) Every recommended vaccine when appropriate.
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November 16, 2022
by Mitchell Thornbrugh, Chief Information Officer and Director, Office of Information Technology, Indian Health Service
I am pleased to announce the release of two requests for proposals to modernize our health information technology infrastructure and provide an enterprise electronic health record system across Indian Country.
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