The U.S. Indian Health Service still must do more to encourage staff to report suspected abuse, officials say.
December 21, 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
Alleged victims seek compensation from the U.S. government for failing to protect them from pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber.
January 23, 2020
An X-ray found clear signs of cancer. What happened next showed the federal agency’s systemic failures.
December 23, 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
Indian Health Service hired dozens of physicians with trails of medical mistakes and regulatory sanctions — sometimes to disastrous effect.
November 22, 2019
Even after overhaul, watchdog cites issues at facility on Rosebud Sioux reservation; separate report criticizes handling of opioids at five Indian hospitals.
July 22, 2019
A former government pediatrician who has been convicted of sexually assaulting his Native American patients now faces a military-style disciplinary board that could strip him of his pension, a senior U.S. health official said in a letter.
June 28, 2019
A U.S. senator is seeking to ban convicted child molesters from receiving government pensions after a U.S. Indian Health Service doctor was revealed to be drawing a six-figure retirement income following his conviction for sexually abusing patients.
May 1, 2019