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
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:
Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information. Final Privacy Rule Preamble.. Increasing Public Concern About Loss of Privacy
Today, it is virtually impossible for any person to be truly "let alone." The average American is inundated with requests for information from potential employers, retail shops, telephone marketing firms, electronic marketers, banks, insurance companies, hospitals, physicians, health plans, and others.
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. IV. Types of Dissemination Methods
Transparency is one of the Agency's key goals. It is critical that our audience understand what we do, how we do what we do, and why we do something. Because our audience is so diverse, we use a variety of media to disseminate public health and safety information. Some examples are provided here:
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public
This site describes the HHS Information Quality Guidelines as well as the supporting administrative mechanisms to request correction of information covered under the guidelines. The HHS Guidelines were developed in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 106-554 and OMB government-wide requirements directing all federal agencies to issue guidelines
Performance Improvement 2011-2012. How Well Does The BioSense Syndrome Categorization Process Identify Potential Category “A” Agents?
CDC outlined an objective for the BioSense program to develop technologies for automated detection of suspected cases of infection with bioterrorism relevant agents from clinical data. To enhance the value of BioSense, it is important to evaluate each case comprising alerts and to assess whether each patient comprising the alert has a presentatio
This report, Performance Improvement 2011-2012, the 17th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2011.
Performance Improvement 2009. Appendix A - Federal Domestic Assistance Programs of the Department of Health and Human Services
Federal Domestic Assistance Programs of the Department of Health and Human Services 
Performance Improvement 2008. Does the Partnerships for Quality Program Improve the Rate of Research Translation and Quality?
This evaluation identified what Partnerships for Quality grantees sought to do, to what extent they succeeded, whether the partnerships contributed to grantee success accelerating the translation of research and evidence-based guidelines into practice, and how the funding agency´s infrastructure and program components contributed to this success.
Strategic Goals and Objectives “PREVENTING DISEASE AND ILLNESS” Objective Title GOAL 1:
Mission To provide analytical support and advice to the Secretary on policy development and assist the Secretary with the development and coordination of department wide program planning and evaluation activities. Evaluation Program
Performance Improvement 2002: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the eighth annual report to Congress summarizing previous fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with outcome-oriented evaluation findings for the Department's programs, policies, and strategies. It
Performance Improvement 2001. Assessment of Core Public Health Surveillance and Response Capacity for Addressing Food Borne Diseases, Bioterrorism, and Other Infectious Threats
The purpose of this project is to begin the process of developing a consensus definition of core capacities for infectious disease surveillance starting with public health laboratories. A contractor will be hired to develop and pilot test a methodology for assessing necessary public health laboratory capacities and capabilities for select
Performance Improvement 2001: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the seventh annual report to Congress summarizing previous fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with evaluative information on the Department's programs, policies, and strategies. It contains brief