The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) co-hosted the 6th annual conference Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security on May 21 & 22, 2013. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — With the White House exposed as a scandal-ridden and untrustworthy source of power, the Republicans are investigating the circumstances surrounding another controversy: Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ fundraising efforts for ObamaCare. Show More Summary
The United States hit a health care milestone Wednesday: Most doctors now use electronic health care records. The new data, released by the Department of Health and Human Services, shows that more than 50 percent of doctors and 80 percent … Continue reading ?
A top Senate Republican is comparing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to convicted felon Oliver North for soliciting private donations to help implement the Affordable Care Act. In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) charged that Sebelius circumvented Congress’ refusal to provide funds for the [...]
The Critical Care Societies Collaborative, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recognizes eight hospitals and health care facilities for their successful and sustained efforts to prevent health care associated infections.
Last week, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a nearly $1 billion initiative that will fund grant awards and evaluation to build on the Obama administration’s work to transform the health care system by delivering better care and lowering costs for taxpayers and patients. The Health Care Innovation Awards are funded by...
At a congressional hearing yesterday with Gary Cohen, the Health and Human Services official charged with managing the implementation of Obamacare, Republican legislators charged that Cohen’s agency may be improperly allowing some states...Show More Summary
Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services has come under major scrutiny for bypassing Congress and soliciting donations from health executives to help support ObamaCare, yet CNN has barely mentioned the story. The Washington Post...Show More Summary
If it aint broke, don’t fix it. This is the homespun wisdom Ken Coburn is imparting to the Secretary of Health and Human Services after learning Medicare is cutting funds for his program, Health Quality Partners, seemingly, because they can. The program, based out of Doylesville, Pennsylvania, provides weekly nurse visits to Medicare patients who have [...]
As scandals rise around the Obama Administration, from Benghazi to the IRS, Republicans and some Democrats are also jumping on a new development: United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius requesting private funding to implement the healthcare law.
A local coalition of human service nonprofits is getting the mayor involved in a school district controversy when they give out their annual awards this year, slated for a wholesome June 13 ceremony at City Hall to celebrate all things...Show More Summary
A nurse tends to a patient at the Ugandan Cancer Institute in Kampala, Uganda, n.d. [AP File Photo] During a World Health Assembly side meeting on May 20, I joined U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, and leaders...Show More Summary
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is under fire for soliciting donations from health care companies to underwrite ObamaCare PR efforts to increase enrollment but you wouldn't know that if you only got your news from...Show More Summary
The average detainee at Guantánamo has been held there for over nine years. Nine years ago Barack Obama was serving his first term as Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee in the Illinois Senate.
On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced new requirements for child care centers that serve children who receive federal subsidies through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). The requirements are meant to improve the health, safety, and quality of child care centers that serve low-income families and to make the process [...]
George Will: Obama’s tapped out trust Peggy Noonan: Political abuse of the IRS threatens the basic integrity of our government. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: What’s at stake if Obamacare is repealed Syria begins...Show More Summary
The Obama Administration took a big step on Thursday to ensure that kids in child care are safe. Speaking before a D.C.-area day care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced strict new regulatory rules — the first in 15 years — for child care facilities across the nation. The newly announced regulations [...]
Got questions or comments about the McCrory Administration’s plan to privatize much of the state’s Medicaid system? Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos and Medicaid Director Carol Steckel will hold two public hearings today...Show More Summary
As most everyone not in a cave knows, by now, President Barack Obama, and Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius plan to impose a severe restriction on the free exercise of religion by the...
“Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has gone, hat in hand, to health industry officials, asking them to make large financial donations to help with the effort to implement President Obama’s landmark health-care law, two people familiar with the outreach said.” Congress had earlier turned down a White House funding request for the project, [...]Show More Summary