Indian Health Manual, Part 8, Information Resources Management
Part 8 of the Indian Health Manual establishes IHS policies, procedures, and responsibilities for Information Resources Management and Information Technology (IT) to ensure compliance with legislative- and executive-level guidance and to support the needs of the IHS.
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation ActExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers in information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities, and to encourage development of technologies that will help achieve these goals. The law applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology. Under Section 508 (29 U.S.C. ' 794d), agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to information that is comparable to the access available to others.