Department of Health and Human Services


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Noun1.Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
FDA, Food and Drug Administration - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
PHS, United States Public Health Service - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health
National Institutes of Health, NIH - an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government
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Ms Peake has extensive experience implementing significant intergovernmental reform, and as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, will play a key role in progressing the Andrews Labor Government s priorities to build a stronger health system, improve the delivery of and strengthen vital human services programs in the community, and better integrate services across the state.
Influenza (Flu)/Primary Changes and Updates in the 2005 Recommendations, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 8, 2005.
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cost of Illness for Selected Diseases, 2000; http://www.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services (1999), the highest rates of suicide in the United States are among white men over the age of 85.
The Web site for the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General offers the latest in fraud prevention and detection news, federal register notices, evaluation and inspection reports, and more.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has selected KPMG Consulting as the business advisor and systems integrator to plan and design a Unified Financial Management System (UFMS).
The action was a response to a lawsuit by the state Department of Health and Human Services, which was attempting to change reimbursement for nursing homes without following the federal guidelines on this matter.
Department of Health and Human Services, Room 424E, 200 Independence Avenue, S.
Public Health Service, a bureau under the Department of Health and Human Services.
HIAA, which is working with the Department of Health and Human Services to clarify what it believes are some ambiguous areas in the HIPAA standards, is concerned that the result will be a new set of requirements, such as an "opt-in" approach for information.
In a new report, June Gibbs Brown, inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services, found there was ``no centralized source of information'' on state actions revoking the licenses of doctors, dentists and other practitioners.
7 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, "Protection Against Viral Hepatitis, Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 30, no.
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