Hospitals put Native Americans at opioid risk, audit says

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Hospitals put Native Americans at opioid risk, audit says

All five hospitals in group gave doses exceeding U.S. guidelines
A small child walks toward the front door of the Public Health Service Indian Hospital on the Standing Rock Reservation in Fort Yates. North Dakota. A federal audit released July 22, 2019, finds that government hospitals placed Native Americans at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses.

Hospitals put Native Americans at opioid risk, audit says

A small child walks toward the front door of the Public Health Service Indian Hospital on the Standing Rock Reservation in Fort Yates. North Dakota. A federal audit released July 22, 2019, finds that government hospitals placed Native Americans at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses.