United States Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS )


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The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America". Before the separate federal Department of Education was created in 1979, it was called the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW).

HHS press release, blog etc

11/17/2017 - 07:45 Readout of Acting HHS Secretary Hargan's Visit to Missouri to Discuss Tax Reform
11/16/2017 - 10:06 New Members Named to Serve on Health Information Technology Advisory Committee Established in 21st Century Cures Act
11/07/2017 - 06:59 HHS Names Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Winners
11/02/2017 - 05:39 HHS activa ayuda para habitantes sin seguro de las Islas Virgenes de EE.UU. que necesitan medicamentos
10/30/2017 - 17:23 Readout of Assistant Secretary McCance-Katzs Opioids Listening Session in Nashua, New Hampshire
10/27/2017 - 13:04 HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Guidance on How HIPAA Allows Information Sharing to Address the Opioid Crisis
10/26/2017 - 15:37 HHS Acting Secretary Declares Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis
10/25/2017 - 10:00 OCR Addresses National Origin Discrimination in Alabama Child Welfare Programs
10/14/2017 - 19:42 Acting Secretary Hargan declares public health emergency in California due to wildfires
10/12/2017 - 16:16 HHS, FEMA, DOD and VA continue to provide sustained and critical medical care support for Puerto Rico as part of Trump Administration response to Hurricane Maria
10/06/2017 - 13:16 Trump Administration Issues Rules Protecting the Conscience Rights of All Americans
10/05/2017 - 18:15 Assistant Secretary McCance-Katz Meets with Innovators to Discuss Solutions to Opioid Crisis
10/05/2017 - 17:56 Federal, local efforts closely coordinated to care for Hurricane Maria survivors
10/05/2017 - 16:22 HHS Acting Secretary Wright declares public health emergencies in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi due to Hurricane Nate
10/05/2017 - 13:44 HHS activa sistema de asistencia para residentes de Puerto Rico sin seguro que necesitan medicamentos
10/01/2017 - 21:13 HHS broadens support to shore up health care facilities impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
09/30/2017 - 17:40 HHS augments medical care at hospitals in Puerto Rico impacted by Hurricane Maria
09/29/2017 - 09:25 Don Wright Designated Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services