In some cases, achieving our strategic goals and objectives may be impeded by factors that are beyond the control of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). For example, national or local economic conditions can influence whether we are successful in helping families on welfare become economically independent. In some cases, there may b
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
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On October 24, 1995, after five years of deliberation, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union (E.U.) adopted a "Directive on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data" (hereafter, Directive). 80
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
Several current changes in the context within which health data are collected and used must be recognized. First, the boundaries between classical medical care and "public health" are becoming ever less distinct. Over the past decades the rubric, "health," has been broadened to include many matters—from hyperactivity in children, to teenagers' n
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HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.6 - Improve the Communication and Application of Health Research Results
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will increase our use of technology to expand our dissemination capacity and reduce the time it takes to provide information to stakeholders, including the use of multiple media channels (such as print, television, radio, and the interactive World Wide Web) and the electronic gathering and transfer of
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.2 - Improve Our Understanding of How to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat Disease and Disability
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will improve our understanding of how to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and disability by:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.1 - Advance the Scientific Understanding of Normal and Abnormal Biological Functions and Behaviors
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will advance our scientific knowledge by: expanding our investments in basic research.
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.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 5.1 - Improve the Capacity of the Public Health System to Identify and Respond to Threats to the Health of the Nation's Population
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will upgrade the surveillance, risk assessment, and response capacity of the public health system. Our priorities will focus on investments in infrastructure to improve responses to specific priority needs. These include:
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 4.2 - Increase Consumer and Patient Use of Health Care Quality Information
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will disseminate and publicize culturally and linguistically appropriate health care quality information to consumers and patients through provider networks and other partners. Some key elements of our strategy will be to:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.6 - Improve the Health Status of American Indians and Alaska Natives
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will improve the quality of and access to health services for American Indian and Alaska Native people by: ensuring a supply of qualified, culturally competent health professionals with adequate facilities, equipment, supplies, and training.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.3 - Increase the Availability of Primary Health Care Services for Underserved Population
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will increase the supply of health care providers, including under-represented minorities, who are likely to locate and remain in underserved communities most in need of primary health care services. Our efforts will focus on financial support for:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.2 - Eliminate Disparities in Health Access and Outcomes
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will work with state governments to reduce the disparity in health insurance coverage through improved outreach and enrollment efforts to minority groups in our Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Goal 3 - Improve Access to Health Services and Ensure the Integrity of the Nation's Health Entitlement and Safety Net Programs
In addition to changing behavior and reducing environmental health risks, improving health in the United States involves assuring that everyone has access to health care. The focus of Goal 3 is to promote increased access to health care, especially for persons who are uninsured, underserved, or otherwise have health care needs that are not adequat
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.7 - Reduce the Incidence and Impact of Infectious Diseases
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide financial and technical assistance to state and local infectious disease control programs. Our priorities will be to: