united states indian health service
Summary: A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to native American Indian populations in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.
Publications198 found, 100 shown here
- Comparative use of biomedical services and traditional healing options by American Indian veteransD Gurley
Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80220, USA
Psychiatr Serv 52:68-74. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: When the full array of options is examined, service use functions according to need for health care, but the kind of services used varies according to availability...
- Diabetes outcomes in the Indian health system during the era of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians and the Government Performance and Results ActCharlton Wilson
Indian Health Service, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, 4212 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1518-22. 2005....
- Exploring veteran identity and health services use among Native American veteransNancy D Harada
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Mil Med 170:782-6. 2005..The data support the current VA policy of strengthening coordination with the IHS to ensure that the medical needs of Native American veterans are addressed...
- Preventing amputations from diabetes mellitus: the Indian Health Service experienceS Rith-Najarian
Bemidji Area Indian Health Service, Diabetes Programme, Minnesota, USA
West Indian Med J 50:41-3. 2001..Efforts are currently underway to disseminate system-based approaches for comprehensive diabetic footcare and to expand the availability of foot care resources to tribal communities served by the IHS...
- Patients with diagnosed diabetes mellitus can be accurately identified in an Indian Health Service patient registration databaseC Wilson
Diabetes Center of Excellence, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
Public Health Rep 116:45-50. 2001..The purpose of this study is to determine the accuracy of this data source, and to identify the optimal search criteria to identify patients with a diagnosis of diabetes in an IHS patient registration database...
- Cesarean delivery in Native American women: are low rates explained by practices common to the Indian health service?Sheila F Mahoney
Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Birth 32:170-8. 2005..The study purpose was to determine the rate and risk factors for cesarean delivery in a Native American population...
- Improving the oral health of Alaska nativesDyan Campbell
Am J Public Health 95:1880; author reply 1881. 2005
- Trends in diabetes prevalence among American Indian and Alaska native children, adolescents, and young adultsKelly J Acton
Indian Health Service, Rockville, MD, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1485-90. 2002..This study determined trends in diabetes prevalence among young American Indians and Alaska Natives...
- Perspectives on American Indian healthYvette Roubideaux
College of Public Health, University of Arizona, AZ 85716, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1401-3. 2002....
- Special Projects of National Significance and the Alaska Tribal Health System: an overview of the development of a best practice model for HIV/AIDS care and treatment in AlaskaTracy Speier
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Special Project of National Significance, Anchorage, Alaska, 99508, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs 37:305-11. 2005....
- National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association: reducing health disparities within American Indian and Alaska native populationsJudy Goforth Parker
East Central University of Oklahoma, Ada, Oklahoma, USA
Nurs Outlook 50:16-23. 2002
- Disparities in infant health among American Indians and Alaska natives in US metropolitan areasDavid C Grossman
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Pediatrics 109:627-33. 2002..To determine geographic variation in urban American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) rates of infant mortality, low birth weight, prenatal care use, and maternal-child health care service availability...
- Building true capacity: indigenous models for indigenous communitiesMichelle Chino
UNLV School of Public Health, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Box 453030, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3030, USA
Am J Public Health 96:596-9. 2006..It is time for indigenous people not only to develop tribal programs but also to define and integrate the underlying theoretical and cultural frameworks for public health application...
- Redeeming hollow promises: the case for mandatory spending on health care for American Indians and Alaska NativesTimothy M Westmoreland
Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Box 571444, 3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 5000, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Am J Public Health 96:600-5. 2006..If a correct structure is in place, mandatory spending is more likely to provide adequate funding that keeps pace with changes in costs and need...
- Big changes in the Indian Health Service: are nurses aware?Patricia A Holkup
University of Iowa College of Nursing, USA
J Transcult Nurs 13:47-53. 2002..This article explores the opportunities and challenges facing Native American health care delivery and examines nursing policy issues pertinent to the current state of the IHS...
- Correlates of hypertension among Chippewa and Menominee Indians, the Inter-Tribal Heart ProjectVerna L Lamar Welch
Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Ethn Dis 12:398-402. 2002....
- Native American healthKarethy Edwards
J Cult Divers 12:35-6. 2005
- Infectious disease hospitalizations among American Indian and Alaska native infantsRobert C Holman
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases DVRD, National Center for Infectious Diseases NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Pediatrics 111:E176-82. 2003..To describe the burden and trends in hospitalizations associated with infectious diseases among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) infants...
- Venous thromboembolism hospitalizations among American Indians and Alaska NativesW Craig Hooper
Hematologic Disease Branch, Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Thromb Res 108:273-8. 2002..2 per 100,000) and lowest in the Alaska region (16.1 per 100,000). These data indicate that the overall VTE rate for AI/ANs may not have only decreased, but appears lower than the reported rate for Caucasians...
- Can Community Health Center funding enhance health services for Native American tribes and organizations?Michael Allison
Arizona Department of Health Services, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 15:193-205. 2004..Changes must be made to the existing program and local-level seminars must be offered to make this program and funding more readily available to Arizona Native American tribes and organizations...
- Words have power: (re)-defining serious emotional disturbance for American Indian and Alaska Native children and their familiesTeisha M Simmons
ANPsych, Fairbanks, AK 99775 6480, USA
Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:59-64. 2004..This opportunity for the communities to redefine SED not only provided each community with a definition which would be more culturally specific, but also proved to be an extraordinarily exercise in empowerment and self-determination...
- Mapping pathways to services: description of local service systems for American Indian and Alaska Native children by Circles of CareJames Allen
Department of Psychology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK 99775 6480, USA
Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res 11:65-87. 2004..Primary goals and methodologies of the service system description are described. Key findings, challenges and opportunities presented by the findings, and impact on the planning process are described...
- Palliative care: an emerging issue for American Indians and Alaskan NativesJudith A Kitzes
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Albuquerque, NM, USA
J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 17:201-10. 2003..Needs for and barriers to palliative care in native peoples' communities are discussed and several successful programs at various stages of development and implementation are described...
- Palliative care in the Pueblo of ZuniBruce Finke
Indian Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, USA
J Palliat Med 7:135-43. 2004....
- Pulmonary thromboembolism in American Indians and Alaskan NativesPaul D Stein
Department of Research, St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, Pontiac, MI 48341 2985, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:1804-6. 2004..Expansion of the national census in 1990 to include American Indians and Alaskan Natives permits a more in-depth examination of this issue...
- Health service access, use, and insurance coverage among American Indians/Alaska Natives and Whites: what role does the Indian Health Service play?Stephen Zuckerman
Urban Institute, Health Policy Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Public Health 94:53-9. 2004..We compared access and utilization of health services among American Indians/Alaska Natives (AIANs) with that among non-Hispanic Whites...
- Addressing the health care needs of American Indians and Alaska NativesRuth J Katz
Am J Public Health 94:13-4. 2004
- Vaccination coverage of American Indian/Alaska native children aged 19 to 35 months: findings from the National Immunization Survey, 1998-2000Tara W Strine
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 93:2046-9. 2003
- End-of-life issues for American Indians/Alaska Natives: insights from one Indian Health Service areaJudith Kitzes
Soros Foundation, Project on Death in America Faculty Scholar, Palliative Care Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
J Palliat Med 7:830-8. 2004..Since 1955, the federally directed Indian Health Service, along with Tribal governments has been providing comprehensive health care to over 500 AI/AN communities...
- IUD-related knowledge, attitudes and practices among Navajo Area Indian Health Service providersEve Espey
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:169-73. 2003..Identifying barriers to use--including those stemming from providers' IUD-related knowledge, attitudes and practices--could help expand use of the method...
- Confronting oral health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native children: the pediatric oral health therapistDavid A Nash
Division of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40526
Am J Public Health 95:1325-9. 2005..Resolving oral health disparities and ensuring access to oral health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives is a moral issue-one of social justice...
- Disparities in hospitalizations of rural American IndiansCarol C Korenbrot
Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
Med Care 41:626-36. 2003....
- Measuring disparity among American Indians and Alaska Natives; who's counting whom?David C Grossman
Med Care 41:579-81. 2003
- Effect of a national vaccine shortage on vaccine coverage for American Indian/Alaska Native childrenAmy V Groom
OMHD OSI OD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, c o Indian Health Service, Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention, 5300 Homestead Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
Am J Public Health 96:697-701. 2006..We determined the effect of national vaccine shortages on coverage with 4 doses of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine for American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) children...
- Working with the USPHS: an adventure waiting to happenMartha Phillips
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Imprint 53:34-6, 38. 2006
- An innovative approach to student internships on American Indian reservationsMary L Amundson
Center for Rural Health, School of Medicine, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202 9037, USA
J Interprof Care 22:93-101. 2008..Experiences gained from the North Dakota project provide valuable insight into interprofessional health training and health issues of American Indian populations...
- Transforming your practice: what matters mostKatherine Gottlieb
Sourthcentral Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Fam Pract Manag 15:32-8. 2008
- The family wellness warriors initiativeKatherine Gottlieb
Southcentral Foundation, USA
Alaska Med 49:49-54. 2007..SCF has drastically changed the healthcare system from a slow bureaucratic system to a customer-responsive, customer-owned and customer-driven healthcare system...
- Primary care at the Alaska Native Medical Center: a fully deployed "new model" of primary careDouglas K Eby
Medical Services Division, Southcentral Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
Int J Circumpolar Health 66:4-13. 2007Beginning in the 1940s health care for Alaska Native people was delivered by the United States Indian Health Service. The transition to Alaska Native ownership was completed in 1998-9 with the transfer of the Alaska Native Medical Center ..
- Diarrhea-associated hospitalizations and outpatient visits among American Indian and Alaska Native children younger than five years of age, 2000-2004Rosalyn J Singleton
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:1006-13. 2007..S. population of children, although diarrhea-associated hospitalization rates have declined among AI/AN children...
- Current smoking and type 2 diabetes among patients in selected Indian Health Service clinics, 1998-2003Deborah J Morton
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
Am J Public Health 98:560-5. 2008..In non-American Indian/Alaska Native groups, current smoking prevalence is similar for those with or without diabetes (26%) We analyzed current smoking prevalence in American Indian/Alaska Natives by diabetes status...
- Lakota health and healingRaymond A Bucko
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA
South Med J 101:596-8. 2008....
- Racial misidentification of American Indians/Alaska Natives in the HIV/AIDS Reporting Systems of five states and one urban health jurisdiction, U.S., 1984-2002Jeanne Bertolli
Office of Health Disparities, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Public Health Rep 122:382-92. 2007..We examined racial misidentification of American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) reported to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) Reporting Systems (HARS) of five U.S. states and one county...
- Methods for improving cancer surveillance data in American Indian and Alaska Native populationsDavid K Espey
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
Cancer 113:1120-30. 2008..This article describes the data sources and methods that were used to address this misclassification and to produce the cancer statistics used by most of the articles in this supplement...
- Intermediate outcomes of a tribal community public health infrastructure assessmentKevin C English
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc, NM 87110, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S61-9. 2004..This project demonstrated that public health assessment in tribal communities is feasible and valuable. Further, the development of a tribally applicable instrument highlights a significant tribal contribution to research and assessment...
- Ethics in public health research: changing patterns of mortality among American IndiansStephen J Kunitz
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, PO Box 278969, Rochester, NY 14627 8969, USA
Am J Public Health 98:404-11. 2008..I argue that inadequate funding for health services has contributed significantly to the increased death rate...
- The Indian Health Service approach to alcoholism among American Indians and Alaska NativesE R Rhoades
Indian Health Service, Rockville, MD
Public Health Rep 103:621-7. 1988..The critical and decisive role played by the Indian communities themselves will determine whether ultimate success can be achieved...
- Health problems and use of services at two urban American Indian clinicsT L Taylor
Department of Health Administration, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City 73190
Public Health Rep 103:88-95. 1988....
- Childhood cancer among Alaska NativesAnne P Lanier
Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Division of Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Pediatrics 112:e396. 2003..Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian groups reside primarily in the southeast panhandle of the state. The panhandle Indian groups are similar to those of British Columbia...
- The urban American Indian oversample in the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health SurveyJ R Sugarman
Indian Health Service, Portland Area's Division of Research, Evaluation, and Epidemiology
Public Health Rep 109:243-50. 1994..In spite of some data limitations, the Urban Indian Over sample of the NMIHS provides important information about social and health risk factors among urban Al mothers...
- Cancers of the breast, uterus, ovary and cervix among Alaska Native women, 1974-2003Gretchen Ehrsam Day
Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Division of Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
Int J Circumpolar Health 69:72-86. 2010..This study compares incidence rates between AN and U.S. white women (USW) for cancers of the breast, uterus, ovary and cervix, and examines effects of time period and birth cohort as determinants of incidence trends among AN women...
- Incidence of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004Marsha E Reichman
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Cancer 113:1256-65. 2008....
- Youth-onset type 2 diabetes among american indians and alaska nativesKelly Moore
Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 16:388-93. 2010..However, more research on interventions to address the Native communities' psychosocial issues and concerns around youth-onset type 2 diabetes is urgently needed...
- Regional differences in cervical cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004Thomas M Becker
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon 97202 3098, USA
Cancer 113:1234-43. 2008..However, accurate determinations of cervical cancer incidence in AI/AN women have been hampered by racial misclassification in central cancer registries...
- Blood pressure in Navajo Indians and its association with type 2 diabetes and renal and cardiovascular diseaseW Hoy
Center for Health and Population Research, Lovelace Medical Foundation, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Am J Hypertens 7:321-8. 1994..abstract truncated at 250 words)..
- An ongoing burden: chlamydial infections among young American Indian womenLinda W Dicker
Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Matern Child Health J 12:25-9. 2008..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the chlamydia positivity and risk factors for chlamydia among women screened in Indian Health Service (IHS) clinics participating in the National Infertility Prevention Program in 2003...
- Access to specialty health care for rural American Indians in two statesLaura Mae Baldwin
Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 4982, USA
J Rural Health 24:269-78. 2008..Specialty services, largely funded through contracts with outside practitioners, may be limited by low IHS funding levels...
- Regional differences in colorectal cancer incidence, stage, and subsite among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1999-2004David G Perdue
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Cancer 113:1179-90. 2008..Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer morbidity and mortality for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs), but misclassification of race causes underestimates of disease burden...
- Suicide attempts among American Indian and Alaska Native youth: risk and protective factorsI W Borowsky
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:573-80. 1999..American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest suicide rates of all ethnic groups in the United States, and suicide is the second leading cause of death for American Indian and Alaska Native youth...
- Lung cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004Anne Bliss
Chronic Disease Services, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Cancer 113:1168-78. 2008..Smoking, the predominant cause of lung cancer, is particularly prevalent among this population...
- Primary liver cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004Melissa A Jim
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Cancer 113:1244-55. 2008....
- Cancers of the urinary tract among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2004Robin Taylor Wilson
Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Cancer 113:1213-24. 2008..Using a database with improved classification for AI/AN, the authors described patterns of these 2 cancers among AI/AN and non-Hispanic whites (NHW) in the United States...
- The Incidence of Molluscum contagiosum among American Indians and Alaska NativesMary G Reynolds
Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e5255. 2009..This population was selected because of the comprehensiveness and quality of available data describing utilization of out-patient services...
- Rising tide of cardiovascular disease in American Indians. The Strong Heart StudyB V Howard
Medlantic Research Institute and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Circulation 99:2389-95. 1999..The Strong Heart Study was initiated to investigate CVD and its risk factors in American Indians in 13 communities in Arizona, Oklahoma, and South/North Dakota...
- Establishing surveillance for diabetes in American Indian youthT S Harwell
Montana Diabetes Project, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Cogswell Building, C 317, Helena, MT 59620, USA
Diabetes Care 24:1029-32. 2001..To determine prevalence estimates in order to monitor diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, in American Indian youth...
- Alaska telemedicine: growth through collaborationChris Patricoski
Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
Int J Circumpolar Health 63:365-86. 2004..As Alaska moves system now in place become self-sustaining, and 2) collaborating with all stakeholders in promoting the growth of an integrated, state-wide telemedicine network...
- Organization and financing of alcohol and substance abuse programs for American Indians and Alaska NativesBentson H McFarland
One Sky Center the American Indian Alaska Native National Resource Center for Substance Abuse, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
Am J Public Health 96:1469-77. 2006..We used national data from 1997-2002 to describe recent trends in organizational and financial arrangements...
- The state of the nation's oral health: mid-decade assessment of Healthy People 2000H C Gift
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Branch, National Institute of Dental Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Public Health Dent 56:84-91. 1996....
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-associated hospitalizations among the American Indian and Alaska native populationKathy K Byrd
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, United States Department of Health and Human Services USDHHS, Atlanta, GA, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1009-15. 2009..We describe MRSA-associated hospitalizations among the approximately 1.6 million AI/ANs who receive care at Indian Health Service health care facilities nationwide...
- Rocky mountain spotted fever hospitalizations among American IndiansLinda J Demma
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:537-41. 2006....
- Asthma hospitalizations among American Indian and Alaska Native people and for the general US populationRosalyn J Singleton
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK, USA
Chest 130:1554-62. 2006..In this study, we examined and compared hospitalization rates for AI/AN populations and the general population in the United States...
- Prevalence of diabetes among Native Americans and Alaska Natives, 1990-1997: an increasing burdenN R Burrows
Headquarters Diabetes Program, Indian Health Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Diabetes Care 23:1786-90. 2000..To determine trends in diabetes prevalence among Native Americans and Alaska Natives...
- A modeled economic analysis of a digital tele-ophthalmology system as used by three federal health care agencies for detecting proliferative diabetic retinopathyJohn D Whited
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Telemed J E Health 11:641-51. 2005....
- Trends in intussusception-associated hospitalizations and deaths among US infantsU D Parashar
Viral Gastroenteritis Section, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatrics 106:1413-21. 2000..The newly licensed tetravalent rhesus-human reassortant rotavirus vaccine has been withdrawn following reports of intussusception among vaccinated infants...
- Improving cancer incidence estimates for American Indians in WisconsinMary Foote
Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System, 1 W Wilson St, Rm 372, PO Box 2659, Madison, WI 53701, USA
WMJ 106:196-204. 2007..The purpose of this study was to improve the measurement of cancer incidence among American Indians in Wisconsin and compare incidence rates with state and national incidence rates...
- Tooth loss and need for extractions in American Indian and Alaska Native dental patientsS M Presson
Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 10, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Public Health Dent 60:267-72. 2000..This article reports results of the 1991 Indian Health Service Patient Oral Health Survey in the areas of tooth loss and need for tooth extraction...
- Cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native young adults (ages 20-44 years): US, 1999-2004Hannah K Weir
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Cancer 113:1153-67. 2008..An examination of cancer incidence patterns in American Indians and Alaska Native (AI/AN) young adults may provide insight into their present and future cancer burden...
- Tribal linkage and race data quality for American Indians in a state cancer registryJennifer C Johnson
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Am J Prev Med 36:549-54. 2009..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficiency of tribal linkages in enhancing the quality of racial information in state cancer registries...
- A call to collaboration: the federal commitment to suicide preventionRobert E DeMartino
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 33:101-10. 2003..The article highlights HHS's activities and their link to the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, the plan which will guide the nation's suicide prevention efforts for the next decade...
- Public health surveillance of diabetes in the United StatesJay Desai
Minnesota Diabetes Program, Minnesota Department of Health, P O Box 64882, St Paul, MN 55164 0882, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract . 2003..To overcome these factors, the Division of Diabetes Translation strongly emphasizes partnering with other organizations, such as the Medicare and Medicaid programs, managed care, and other chronic disease programs...
- Prescriptive authority for psychologistsRobert E McGrath
School of Psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666, USA
Annu Rev Clin Psychol 6:21-47. 2010..This review provides a summary of milestones in the movement to date, as well as the arguments that have been raised for and against prescriptive authority...
- Acanthosis Nigricans, insulin resistance (HOMA) and dyslipidemia among Native American childrenKenneth Copeland
Department of Pediatrics, 940 NE 13th Street, CHO 2426B, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
J Okla State Med Assoc 99:19-24. 2006..In this study, we evaluated whether insulin resistance (as reflected by HOMA) was associated with acanthosis nigricans, Native American heritage, BMI, fasting insulin, and plasma lipids in Native American children and adolescents...
- HbA(1c) levels among American Indian/Alaska Native adultsSusan S Gilliland
University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
Diabetes Care 25:2178-83. 2002....
- U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps pharmacists: making a difference in advancing the nation's healthLouis Flowers
Division of Training and Development, Office of Training and Communications, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:446-52. 2009..To describe how U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) pharmacists serving in jobs that are normal for them, but considerably different than those found in the private sector, are making a difference in advancing the nation's health...
- Pertussis-associated hospitalizations in American Indian and Alaska Native infantsTrudy V Murphy
Office of the Director, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Pediatr 152:839-43. 2008..To investigate the burden of pertussis in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) infants...
- Prostate cancer incidence among American Indian and Alaska Native men, US, 1999-2004Jeffrey A Henderson
Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, Rapid City, South Dakota 57701, USA
Cancer 113:1203-12. 2008..To the authors' knowledge, little is known concerning prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in AI/AN men...
- Motor vehicle related injuries among American Indian and Alaskan Native youth, 1981-92: analysis of a national hospital discharge databaseK P Quinlan
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Inj Prev 4:276-9. 1998To describe national trends in hospitalizations for motor vehicle related injuries among children and youth (0-24 years) of the United States Indian Health Service (IHS) from 1981-92.
- Trends in otitis media and myringtomy with tube placement among American Indian/Alaska native children and the US general population of childrenRosalyn J Singleton
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:102-7. 2009..Otitis media (OM) morbidity in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children is historically higher than that in other US children...
- A review of the oral health of American Indian and Alaska Native eldersD B Jones
Indian Health Service Dental Program, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
J Public Health Dent 60:256-60. 2000..Strategies for improving oral health and increasing access to care for Native American elders also are discussed...
- Oral health status and its inequality among education groups: comparing seven international study sitesMeei shia Chen
Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Int J Health Serv 32:139-61. 2002....
- Patient counseling--a focus on maintenance therapyR K Lewis
Department of Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services ACPS, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 54:2084-98; quiz 2125-6. 1997....
- Evaluating the effect of usual source of dental care on access to dental services: comparisons among diverse populationsP L Davidson
Department of Medicine and Health Services, UCLA 90095 1772, USA
Med Care Res Rev 56:74-93. 1999..The findings suggest the need for designing interventions to increase the availability of a regular provider among vulnerable populations...
- Surveillance for health behaviors of American Indians and Alaska Natives-findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2000-2006C Brooke Steele
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Cancer 113:1131-41. 2008....
- The public health epidemiology of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents: a case study of American Indian adolescents in the Southwestern United StatesA Fagot-Campagna
Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Clin Chim Acta 286:81-95. 1999..These data are used to discuss the principles, applications, and challenges for accurate epidemiologic assessment of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents...
- Hepatitis-C prevalence in an urban native-American clinic: a prospective screening studyAmy S Neumeister
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198 3020, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:389-92. 2007..Native-American populations are disproportionately burdened by chronic liver disease, and the prevalence of hepatitis C (HCV) in native Americans is unknown...
- Periodontal disease in American Indians and Alaska NativesF B Skrepcinski
Indian Health Service, Dental Services, 5300 Homestead Road, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
J Public Health Dent 60:261-6. 2000..The impact of periodontal disease on the provision of dental care within the Indian Health Service (IHS) is also discussed...
- Prevalence and incidence of systemic lupus erythematosus in a population-based registry of American Indian and Alaska Native people, 2007-2009Elizabeth D Ferucci
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage
Arthritis Rheumatol 66:2494-502. 2014..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and incidence of SLE in the Indian Health Service (IHS) active clinical population in 3 regions of the US...
- Risk factors for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in southwestern American Indian womenM Schiff
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, USA
Am J Epidemiol 152:716-26. 2000..3; 95% CI: 1.7, 6.2), and history of any sexually transmitted disease (OR = 2.0; 95% CI: 1.1, 3.5). Unlike previous research, this study found no strong associations between CIN and sexual activity or cigarette smoking...
- Translation of health programs for American Indians in the United StatesJennifer B Unger
Transdisciplinary Drug Abuse Prevention Research Center, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
Eval Health Prof 31:124-44. 2008....
- Effect of patient information on the quality of pharmacists' drug use review decisionsT Warholak-Juarez
College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 40:500-8. 2000..To evaluate the effect of incremental increases in patient information on the quality of pharmacists' clinical decisions related to legally mandated prospective drug utilization review (DUR) responsibilities...
- Making it official. Indian Health Service, Mayo enter partnership to aid Native populationsJessica Zigmond
Mod Healthc 36:30-1. 2006
- Reversing Non-adherence in American Indians with Diabetes Mellitus Type TwoMarlene K Wilken; Fiscal Year: 2012..The desired outcome is that AIs with DM2 who receive culturally appropriate diabetes self-management education will have improved self-care adherence, outcomes and quality of life. ..
- A Multi-State Study of Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Among American IndiansScott D Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2012..and the Indian Health Council Inc. ..
- CONFERENCE ON NATIVE MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH: PREVENTION OF BIRTH DEFECTS, HEALTH PYVONNE MALLOY; Fiscal Year: 2011..Add Optional Project Narrative File Delete Optional Project Narrative File View Optional Project Narrative File !"!#$ ..
- Early Detection of Pervasive Developmental DisordersDeborah A Fein; Fiscal Year: 2013..Disseminating a finalized, valid screener for early detection of ASD, which is parent- and pediatrician-friendly, will allow a large number of children to have earlier access to intervention and optimize their developmental outcomes. ..
- The Elimination of Health Disparities through Translation ResearchCarol E Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Tribal Turning Point: Pilot Study for Prevention of T2D in American Indian YouthElizabeth J Mayer-Davis; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Addressing Diabetes/CVD Health Disparities among American Indians: A TransdisciplKELLY ROBERTA MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2010..To seize the opportunity do so in a way that allows the expansion of our theoretical understandings of behavior change is extraordinary. ..
- Spirit Lake Sioux Nation Diabetes Education ProjectCYNTHIA LINDQUIST MALA; Fiscal Year: 2009..The process of developing the diabetes-based curriculum begins at the K-1 level and buil [description was truncated at this point in the application] ..
- New Mexico Race and Ethnicity DataMichael Landen; Fiscal Year: 2010..These data are essential to public health as the foundation for reducing racial and ethnic health and healthcare disparities. ..
- Innovative Diffusion of Comparative Effectiveness ResearchDaniel C Malone; Fiscal Year: 2010..This proposal provides a strategy to increase awareness and adoption of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care Program's comparative effectiveness research (CER) guides by these committees. ..
- VHA-Indian Health Service Collaborations in Rural Health: HBPCBetty J Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2013..Therefore, the long-term aim of this project is to implement best practice models for co-management of patients across federal healthcare organizations. ..
- Tribal Collaborative in the Preventive or Alcohol-Exposed PregnanciesJessica D Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2013..This leads to the long-term goal, which is to utilize CBPR principles to foster sustainable efforts to prevent AEP. ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Southwestern Hispanics and Native AmericansRobert Rhyne; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- GOVERNMENT COVERAGE OF TRADITIONAL INDIGENOUS MEDICINEJ OLSON GAREWAL; Fiscal Year: 2000..abstract_text> ..
- UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CANCER CENTER PLANNING GRANTCheryl Willman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- SIDS RISK REDUCTION IN NATIVE AMERICAN POPULATIONSDanny Benjamin; Fiscal Year: 2011..Under the guidance of a community-based work group, educational materials were developed based on recommendation from the five areas. The outreach project is call Healthy Native Babies. ..
- DIABETES RISK FACTORS IN ALASKAN AND SIBERIAN ESKIMOSSven Ebbesson; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- NC-AINSCO (American Indian Network Study of Clinical Ou*Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Theory Into Action: Applying Bloom's Taxonomy...MICHELE BOINTY; Fiscal Year: 2009..To increase K-6 students'awareness of biomedical professional and career opportunities. ..
- Asthma Education Conference for Tribal Health Officers Serving the Aberdeen AreaDavid Osterberg; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- SIDS RISK REDUCTION IN NORTHERN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIESKENDRA KING BOWES; Fiscal Year: 2012..They were developed in collaboration with Native American Management Services and with input from American Indian and Alaska Native parents on appropriateness and efficacy of risk reduction messages for young parents. ..
- DIABETES WELLNESS--AMERICAN INDIAN TALKING CIRCLESFelicia Hodge; Fiscal Year: 2001..During this final year, control sites will be provided all educational materials and one training session per site. ..
- SIDS RISK REDUCTION IN NORTHERN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIESKENDRA KING BOWES; Fiscal Year: 2013..They were developed in collaboration with Native American Management Services and with input from American Indian and Alaska Native parents on appropriateness and efficacy of risk reduction messages for young parents. ..
- INDIAN/NATIVE ADOLSCENT SUICIDE RESEARCH CONFERENCESpero Manson; Fiscal Year: 1990....
- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ALASKA NATIVES & AMERICAN INDIANSMARTHA OR MARTY SLATTERY; Fiscal Year: 2006..The AIAN cohort will serve as a resource to enhance research and training activities of AIAN students interested in health research, health education, and general public health. ..
- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ALASKA NATIVES & AMERICAN INDIANSAnne Lanier; Fiscal Year: 2005..The AIAN cohort will serve as a resource to enhance research and training activities of AIAN students interested in health research, health education, and general public health. ..
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ALASKA NATIVES & AMERICAN INDIANSJeffrey Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2005..The AIAN cohort will serve as a resource to enhance research and training activities of AIAN students interested in health research, health education, and general public health. ..
- EFFECT OF NAVAJO INTERPRETERS ON DIABETES OUTCOMESMelvina McCabe; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- AN INNOVATIVE RFA FOR MINORITY HEALTH RESEARCHMARY COE; Fiscal Year: 2004..To serve our patients best we must continue to stress mutual trust, cultural sensitivity and tribal representation. ..
- INTERNET ACCESS FOR SIRS RURAL HEALTH CLINICSLOUISE BEAR; Fiscal Year: 1999..SIR is prepared to assume all expenses of maintaining the Internet connection beyond the first project year, including service fees, maintenance and training. ..
- Spirit Lake Sioux Nation Diabetes Education ProjectEFTHALIA ESSER; Fiscal Year: 2004..The process of developing the diabetes-based curriculum begins at the K-1 level and buil [description was truncated at this point in the application] ..
- INFLUENCES ON PRACTICE AMONG THE UNDERSERVEDLAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992..It is anticipated that these finding may significantly impact both primary care residency educational strategies and policy concerning recruitment and retention of physicians for underserved areas...
- EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SERVICE UTILIZATION--AMERICAN INDIANSSpero Manson; Fiscal Year: 1999..When completed, this project will result ina a unique data set which will provide many of the answers the fields of epidemiology and services research needs about American Indians. ..
- RISK FACTORS FOR AMPUTATION IN DIABETIC SIOUX INDIANSCHRIS BURD; Fiscal Year: 1992..External validation of the model equation will then be tested for its ability to predict LEA within the second half of the sample...
- Rapid Trichomonas tests: a teen STI prevention strategyJill Huppert; Fiscal Year: 2009..This will be piloted as a prospective longitudinal study of adolescent females. ..
- International Meeting on Indigenous Child HealthSunnah Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007..care of indigenous populations, (4) Increase collaboration and exchange information among those working in child health and trainees who work with, or are interested in, the health of indigenous [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ADOLESCENT AMERICAN INDIAN MULTISECTOR HELP INQUIRYArlene Stiffman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Native Healing and Wellness ConferenceLisa Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2009..A conference report will document conference proceedings and continue to expand our knowledge base of effective approaches for reducing health disparities and promoting good health in AIAN communities. ..
- DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY IN MINNESOTA AMERICAN INDIANSWilliam Keane; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- GRHC Medical Information Systems ImplementationANDREW SCHATZKI; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Dine' Network For Environmental Health (DiNEH) ProjectJohnnye Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007..Its results will be generalizable throughout the Navajo Nation and to other land-based communities. ..
- PLANNING GRANT--DIABETES/NEPHROPATHY IN APACHE INDIANSW Walker; Fiscal Year: 1991..In addition assessment of the complications including hypertension and renal involvement will be addressed...
- SOCIAL NETWORK BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEADMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 1999..Additionally, an environmental assessment team will measure, in year 1, the amount of lead paint and collect environmental samples from a subset of study homes. ..
- Antidepressant Treatment and Suicidality: Biostatistical/Methodological SolutionsRobert Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2006..Collaboration with members of the VA (Cunningham, Valenstein), Kaiser Permanente (Clarke, Gullion), PHARMO (Erkens) and the Indian Health Service (Perez) is an integral part of the proposal. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Practiced-Based Research in OKPRNJames Mold; Fiscal Year: 2003..Information learned from this pilot study should make it possible for us to design larger studies involving additional networks. ..
- BEHAVIOR CHANGE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES AMONG PLAINS INDIANDARREN CALHOUN; Fiscal Year: 2002..Subjects will be selected from the population who regularly attend "Diabetic Clinic" offered at local Indian Health Service Clinics located on the Wind River Reservation. ..
- A COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER/IHS/TRIBAL PBRNRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2000..abstract_text> ..
- Health Improvement Collaboration in Cherokee County, OKMark Jones; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF ALCOHOL ABUSEStephen Kunitz; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- DIABETES PREVENTION IN NAVAJO WOMEN--PLANNING PHASEJONATHAN SUGARMAN; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- Research Involving Outpatient Settings/NetworkRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2001..An equally important outcome will be the beginning of a partnership with the communities that will operationalize participatory community involvement in research. ..
- TRAINING MINORITY FACULTY FOR SERVICES RESEARCHJoel Yager; Fiscal Year: 2000..This aim will be further facilitated by establishing a fund for pilot research for new projects to be conducted collaboratively by University-based faculty and community primary care and mental health practitioners. ..
- Theory into Action: Applying Bloom's TaxonomyMARILYN NICHOLS; Fiscal Year: 2001..Eventually, the diabetes web-based curriculum will be used in the Indian Health Clinics and any K-8 classroom. ..
- TOBACCO CESSATION PROJECT FOR NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTHDEBRA KLECAN; Fiscal Year: 2000..During the remainder of Year One and during Year Two we will conduct a randomized trial on the effectiveness of the CHATT multimedia program on cessation rates, using a pretest- posttest control group design. ..
- Family-Centered Diabetes ProjectCarla Herman; Fiscal Year: 2006..iv) Improvement in outcome measures will be maintained by intervention participants when compared to the comparison group at 6 and 12 months post intervention. ..
- PREVENTION OF DIABETES IN NORTHERN PLAINS INDIANSRUGGLES STAHN; Fiscal Year: 1991..The CRP will contain a mechanism for the CRT members and other collaborators to submit future proposals for research which may be incorporated into the CRP even after its implementation...
- FAMILY-CENTERED INTERVENTION-IN NM PUEBLO INDIANSJANETTE CARTER; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF ORAL HLTH OUTCOMESDAVID BARMES; Fiscal Year: 1991..Funding is requested to support the Indian Health Service's contribution to the central research budget. Except as otherwise negotiated, each country will be responsible for the resources needed to collect and analyze its own data...
- ZUNI KIDNEY PROJECTPhilip Zager; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Contaminated Subsistence Fish: A Yakama Nation ResponseWilliam Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- THE PROMISES AND PITFALLS OF NATIVE GENETIC RESEARCHPaul Spicer; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- NATIVE RESEARCHERS CANCER CONTROL TRAINING PROGRAMThomas Becker; Fiscal Year: 1999..This effort will ultimately serve to reduce cancer incidence and mortality among diverse, high-risk Native populations. ..
- ZUNI KIDNEY PROJECT - FAMILY STUDIESPhilip Zager; Fiscal Year: 2003..Results obtained in these Native American populations will be compared with those in other ethnic groups studied by the remaining participating investigating centers. ..