How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide financial and technical assistance to a variety of community prevention services. Our priorities include: comprehensive state programs for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.5 - Reduce the Abuse and Illicit Use of Drugs
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide science-based information on the effects of drug use and on effective prevention and treatment strategies to health professionals, states, communities, and the public.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.4 - Reduce Alcohol Abuse and Prevent Underage Drinking
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will conduct education campaigns directed at high-risk groups to discourage underage drinking and alcohol abuse. These include Girl Power!, Teen Drinking Prevention Campaigns, and others.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.2 - Reduce the Incidence and Impact of Injuries and Violence in American Society
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will help develop and improve public and private injury and violence prevention programs. Elements of this strategy include:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 1.1 - Reduce Tobacco Use, Especially Among Youth
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will provide funding and technical support for education campaigns to deliver the anti-tobacco message. Our efforts will focus on: leading a national campaign to educate Americans about the health effects of tobacco use.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Goal 1 - Reduce the Major Threats to the Health and Productivity of All Americans
Research indicates that a significant percentage of premature mortality and morbidity in the United States can be prevented if individuals avoid certain high-risk behaviors (e.g., smoking), adopt healthy ones (e.g., exercise), and reduce exposure to major environmental risks to health (e.g., lead-based paint). The strategic objectives under this g
The Department has established six goals to fulfill its mission: Goal 1
Deliver results Be accountable Focus on prevention Create collaborations Provide information Seek scientific knowledge Maintain a creative work environment In the Department's ongoing management of its programs, and in our strategic planning process, we have been guided by a set of core values that define the HHS organizationa
In a society that is diverse in culture, language, and ethnicity, HHS manages an array of programs that aim to eliminate disparities in health status and access to health services and that increase opportunities for disadvantaged individuals to work and lead productive lives. These programs have strong foundations in basic and applied science, and
Healthy and productive individuals, families, and communities are the very foundation of the nation's security and prosperity. Through its leadership in medical sciences and public health, and as guardian of critical components of America's health and safety net programs, HHS seeks to improve the health and well-being of people in this country and
The mission of the Department of Health and Human Services is to enhance the health and well-being of Americans by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering strong, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is one of the largest federal departments, the nation's largest health insurer, and the largest grant-making agency in the United States federal government. The Department promotes and protects the health and well-being of all Americans and provides world leadership in biomedical and public health
MEMORANDUM FROM THE SECRETARY August 26, 1998 TO: Heads of Operating Divisions Heads of Staff Divisions SUBJECT: HHS Policy for Changing the Population Standard for Age Adjusting Death Rates
State Nursing Home Quality Improvement Programs: Site Visit and Synthesis Report. Overall Intent/Vision for QIPs
Comments from the provider associations and the survey agency, and the language of the legislature, all differ in the emphasis that they place on the various components of the quality improvement programs. There were clearly additional regulations introduced to strengthen the survey agency's oversight and ability to sanction; at the same time, pro
State Nursing Home Quality Improvement Programs: Site Visit and Synthesis Report. Description of Quality Improvement Programs in Iowa
This section includes a brief description of each of Iowa's quality improvement programs followed by a discussion of program funding, governance and the management and staffing structure. The following quality improvement programs were reviewed:
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
Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers Engaged in Health Information Exchange: Final Report. Health Information Exchange Related Measures
TABLE J-7. HIE by Care Coordination Function and Partners, Eastern Maine HomeCare EMHC does not report or identify any specific HIE measures. They report the 33 required quality measures as a Pioneer ACO. These measures are detailed in Attac hment J-1.