Recommendation: To enhance transparency and fairness in the grant award process, and improve grantees ability to plan for services, the Secretary of Health and Human Services
should direct the Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families to document and maintain records of Administration for Children and Families (ACF) comments to peer review panels during the review process.
Eliminates language that prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services
from negotiating prices for prescription drugs furnished under the Medicare program.
The Food and Drug Administration approved two ways of preventing heart attacks last week, and in turn had its regulations for dealing with new medical devices streamlined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services
, The Texas Medical Association, the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and The Washington Health Foundation.
At the request of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel today approved the use of a vacant dormitory at Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland to serve as a temporary housing facility for unaccompanied alien children under Health and Human Services' care.
This remarkable piece of proposed legislation specified that within 18 months the Secretary of Health and Human Services
was to develop voluntary national standards for interoperability of health care information systems, specify medical terminology and evaluate technologies such as computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and medication bar coding.
Summary: Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services
to expand and intensify programs with respect to research and related activities concerning elder falls.
Donna Shalala, the secretary of health and human services
, said Friday that the administration wanted Congress to pass a similar bill next year because ``patients and their doctors must have a free exchange of information.
He served a fourth term until his appointment as secretary of Health and Human Services
Summary: Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services
, acting through the Director of the Center for Mental Health Services, to make grants for evidence-based demonstration projects to integrate mental health services for older patients into primary care settings.
By 1990, leaders in health care were asking Congress to charge the Secretary of Health and Human Services
(HHS) with choosing administrative transaction standards to streamline, simplify, and economize the payment process and mandating their implementation by providers, plans, and clearinghouses.
The 15-member council on Migrant Health is chartered to advise, consult and make recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Among the speakers lined up for the 2006 conference are keynoters secretary of Health and Human Services
, Michael Leavitt (invited), national health information technology coordinator, Dr, David Brailer, Virginia Governor, Mark Warner, and Intel board chairman, Craig R.
And Donna Shalala, secretary of health and human services
, says there is a further revolutionary about-face in the guidelines.
Thompson, the former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
(HHS), has been elected to the company's board of directors.