Announcing Our Residency Stipend Program

Back in the early days of Tribal Health, we were known as Tribal EM – Tribal Emergency Medicine. And though we’ve expanded into other disciplines since (like our recent launch of Tribal Behavioral Health), we maintain a strong focus on managing and staffing emergency departments in Indigenous communities. In fact, we’re growing so fast that […]

9 Ways Telemedicine Transforms Indigenous Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed healthcare in so many ways. As the SARS-coV-2 virus rolled across the world, some communities suffered more than others; care disparities, chronic conditions, and provider shortages jumped into the media spotlight. Today we’re facing an epic nursing shortage. But there has been a silver lining: a sharp rise in telemedicine […]

9 Practices for Building Health Equity

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A Blueprint for a Healthier World “You never know who’s swimming naked until the tide goes out.” Warren Buffett might have been speaking of economics when he said that, but the principle applies to healthcare as well. Sometimes it takes a disease, an accident – or a pandemic – to reveal who’s really unprotected when […]

Is Behavioral Health Ready for 988?

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It’s one of the brightest healthcare developments in recent years: 988, the suicide hotline shortcut that goes live on July 16. Similar to 911, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 offers 988 as an easily remembered, quickly dialed, lifeline for people in crisis. In case you’re wondering – yes, 988 connects to the […]

Alzheimer’s Disease in Indian Country

Mention Native American health concerns and many people will think of diabetes or kidney disease. Those issues tend to get the biggest spotlight when it comes to tribal health. But Alzheimer’s or dementia? You won’t hear quite as much about cognitive decline issues – even though they’re on the rise in Indian Country. One reason […]

Summer Reading List 2022

Summer is here at last. And while these months might be associated with barbecues and beaches, there’s something to be said for spending a lazy afternoon with a good book. As a company of voracious readers (and an active book club), Team Tribal wanted to share the fiction and nonfiction books we’re reading this summer. […]