Department of Health and Human Services


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Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

a cabinet-level department of the U.S. government with responsibility for the functions of various federal social welfare and health delivery agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration. It also directs the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs, Office of Civil Rights, Administration on Aging, Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Social Security Administration, and National Institutes of Health.

Department of Health and Human Services

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DHHS

The U.S. agency that administers federal health programs, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The National Institutes of Health, and other agencies.
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Jumping ahead of Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services took action Friday through a novel interpretation of the federal Medicare law.
Department of Health and Human Services 2000), and environmental public health indicator efforts (CSTE 2004; U.
Welsh provided project management and delivery services to the Military Health System, the Department of Health and Human Services, major health plans, as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
Aetna (NYSE:AET) announced today that it is the first health plan, and one of the first Fortune 100 employers in the country, to sign the "Statement of Support for the Four Cornerstones of Value-driven Health Care" recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Department of Health and Human Services 2001) declared this a national priority and called on individuals, families, communities, schools, businesses, organizations, the media, the health care system, and the government to work together toward a unified vision for a healthier America.
Department of Health and Human Services to develop a prototype for a nationwide health information network (NHIN) architecture.
This effort culminated in the DHHS report Action Against Asthma: A Strategic Plan for the Department of Health and Human Services, which was released in May 2000.
TOMBALL, Texas -- Cirrus Health announced today Spring Creek Surgery Center, located in Tomball, Texas, has passed its Medicare survey with the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Tunnell Consulting a multi-million dollar labor-hours type contract to provide staffing support to assist HHS in preparing for a potential global influenza pandemic.
Department of Health and Human Services Study Profiles PRISM(R) Drug Substitution System and Details Cost Savings of $8 Million
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide business intelligence and analytic software, services and training for the department over the next three years.
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