U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Barriers to Implementing Technology in Residential Long-Term Care Settings Vicki A. Freedman, Ph.D., Maggie Calkins, Ph.D., Robert DeRosiers, MS, OTR/L, ATP, and Kimberly Van Haitsma, Ph.D. Polisher Research Institute December 10, 2005 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/re
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Infant Attachment: What We Know Now Virginia L. Colin Nancy Low & Associates, Inc. June 28, 1991 PDF Version
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Many programs within the Department have goals, objectives, and target populations that appear similar. Likewise, many Department programs appear to duplicate or overlap programs in other Federal agencies. Many state, local, and private sector programs also have goals, objectives, and target populations in common with Department programs. Because
All over the world, health and disease are monitored. Starting with prenatal observations and birth data, throughout life health-related measurements and observations accumulate. Analyses are made to portray the "natural history" of diseases and disabilities—how they start, progress in a person or spread to others, and run their courses. Also an
Just as varied as the types of health data, of course, are the types of individuals and organizations who hold or process the data. Data are processed by:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 5.2 - Improve the Safety of Food, Drugs, Medical Devices, and Biological Products
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will access state-of-the-art science necessary for timely and credible regulatory decisions by: recruiting top scientists. engaging in continuous training of the professional work force.
In addition to behavior, access, and quality, the vitality of the public health system in the United States is essential to ensuring and improving the health of Americans. Therefore, Goal 5 is concerned with making sure the infrastructure of the public health system is sound.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 4.3 - Improve Consumer and Patient Protection
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will implement the Consumers' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities in HHS health care programs and advocate for passage of a National Patients' Bill of Rights. We will evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of provider grievance and complaint procedures in HHS health care programs. This will includ
Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers Engaged in Health Information Exchange: Final Report. Appendix L. Standards Available to SUPPORT Health Information Exchange of Long-term and Post-acute CARE Data
TABLE L-1. Standards Available to Support HIE of LTPAC Data
Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. The Changing Health Care System
The number of entities who are maintaining and transmitting individually identifiable health information has increased significantly over the last 10 years. In addition, the rapid growth of integrated health care delivery systems requires greater use of integrated health information systems. The health care industry has been transformed from one t
Background/Objectives We interviewed the following individuals during our site visit to Washington State: Dorothy Canavan, Lab Manager, Dynacare Jon Counts, Dr.P.H., Director, Public Health Laboratories Jac Davies, Health Services Administrator, Public Health Laboratories Daniel Jernigan, Medical Epidemiologist, Public Health Laborator
Background/Objectives The Tennessee case study report consists of four sections: (a) PHL Interview Findings; (b) Private Clinical Laboratory Interview Findings; (c) MCO Interview Findings; and (d) TennCare Interview Findings.
Background/Objectives The Michigan case study consisted of four in depth interviews coordinated with the help of Robert Martin, Dr.P.H., Director of the State Department of Community Health's Bureau of Laboratories. In addition to his own two hour session with Lewin, Dr. Martin coordinated interviews with: Francis Downs, Dr.P.H., Managed Car
Public Health Infrastructure And The Private Sector: Public Health Laboratories And Managed Care Draft Site Visit Protocol Questions for Public Health Laboratory Interviewees State Public Health Laboratory Infrastructure Laboratory Size, Organization, and Funding : Briefly describe the size and organization of the public healt