Broad Changes Still Needed Within U.S. Indian Health Service to Prevent More Abuse, Task Force Finds
The task force was formed to look into the Indian Health Service’s handling of sex-abuse cases and accusations.
July 23, 2020
Four Democrats press the head of HHS for full transparency in the matter of pedophile doctor.
March 4, 2020
The report focuses on the IHS’s failure to protect children from abuse during the nearly 30-year-career of pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber.
February 24, 2020
The U.S. Indian Health Service says it can’t disclose a report that identifies the officials responsible for mishandling a government pediatrician who abused Native American boys for decades, citing a law meant to protect medical reviews.
February 20, 2020
Charges against the South Dakota physician come amid numerous probes into the U.S. Indian Health Service's safety record.
February 13, 2020
Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber abused patients in Montana and South Dakota between 1995 and 2011.
February 10, 2020
Alleged victims seek compensation from the U.S. government for failing to protect them from pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber.
January 23, 2020
The U.S. agency is under pressure to improve care for the 2.6 million Native Americans it serves.
December 31, 2019
The U.S. Indian Health Service’s latest effort to protect patients from abuse falls short, federal inspectors said, despite a rush to overhaul policies after a sex abuse scandal.
December 20, 2019
Rear Adm. Michael Weahkee, nominated to lead the troubled agency, struggled to turn around a South Dakota hospital.
December 10, 2019
Indian Health Service hired dozens of physicians with trails of medical mistakes and regulatory sanctions — sometimes to disastrous effect.
November 22, 2019
A jury convicted a former U.S. government pediatrician of sexually abusing young Native American boys under his care at a federal hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
September 27, 2019