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IHS Hires Law Consultant On Heels Of Sexual Abuse Scandal

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 5:03 PM EDT) -- The Indian Health Service has tapped an independent security and law enforcement consultant to conduct a medical quality assurance review to better protect its patients following the conviction of an IHS doctor for sexually abusing Native boys.

IHS Principal Deputy Director Michael Weahkee said in a statement Monday that Integritas Creative Solutions LLC has been named to perform the six-month review that will examine whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency has followed all laws, policies and procedures to protect patients from sexual abuse.

"I have made it a top priority to make sure IHS is doing everything...

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