With our Annual Report coming up soon, I was surfing the web to get some ideas last night and ran across our 1920 ADHS Annual Report. Call me a public health geek, but I couldn’t put my iPad down.
The Annual Report covers our agency activities that year- things like our new (1919) Midwifery regulations, an STD […]
So far in this series, we’ve covered the Indian Health Service, the ”638’s” administered by tribes and tribal organizations, and Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Plan. This week focuses on the Affordable Care Act & the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act.
American Indians wishing to buy health insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace […]
One of our top Strategic Map objectives is to improve access to our services by leveraging technology. We took a great leap forward in that area when our new On-Line EMCT Certification went live this week. The new electronic certification system allows Arizona’s 10,000 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics to […]
The first big fire of the season started this week in Oak Creek Canyon- called the Slide fire. Smoke is usually the first public health impact from wildland fires. The air quality in Flagstaff and Sedona has been generally OK- but poor at times depending on the winds (smoke […]
More than 300 million people travel on long-distance airline flights each year. Almost everybody does fine on a long flight- but something called deep vein thrombosis can be a serious risk for some long-distance travelers. Anyone traveling more than four hours, whether by air, car, bus, or […]