Emmys cast President Trump in key supporting role

17. September 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
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How The Handmaid's Tale Changed the Game for Hulu

17. September 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
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HHS commits $144.1 million in additional funding for opioid crisis

16. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded an additional $144.1 million in grants to prevent and treat opioid addiction in support of President Trump’s commitment to combat the opioid crisis. The grants will be administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “Those supporting prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts ...

HRSA awards $200 million to health centers nationwide to tackle mental health and fight the opioid overdose crisis

15. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Today, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded more than $200 million to 1,178 health centers and 13 rural health organizations in every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Basin to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services. “No corner of our country, from ...

First HHS medical support team arrives in Florida Keys

13. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
First HHS medical support team arrives in Florida Keys
A National Disaster Medical System team from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services became part of the first wave of federal responders transported today into the Florida Keys as part of the Trump Administration’s government-wide efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Irma. The team will establish a mobile medical unit ...

HHS continues buildup of medical support in Florida in preparation for Hurricane Irma landfall

10. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
As part of the Trump Administration’s ongoing efforts to prepare for Hurricane Irma, HHS Secretary Tom Price briefed President Trump and the Cabinet this morning on the work of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in anticipation of Hurricane Irma making landfall, including moving more than 500 medical and related personnel into Orlando, ...

Secretary Price Meets with Top HHS Leaders for Hurricane Briefings

09. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Secretary Price Meets with Top HHS Leaders for Hurricane Briefings
On Friday, September 8, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., held a series of meetings with top HHS officials to discuss Harvey recovery efforts and the current status of preparation for Hurricane Irma. The meetings included Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Dr. Robert Kadlec, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and ...

HHS Secretary Price declares public health emergencies in Georgia and South Carolina due to Hurricane Irma

09. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Following President Trump’s emergency declarations for Georgia and South Carolina, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., today declared public health emergencies in Georgia and South Carolina as Hurricane Irma tracks toward the southeastern states. The declarations allow HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take action that gives beneficiaries and their ...

HHS Office for Civil Rights Enters Into Agreement with Oklahoma Nursing Home to Protect Patients with HIV/AIDS from Discrimination

09. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has entered into a Voluntary Resolution Agreement with Heritage Hills Living & Rehabilitation Center, LLC (Heritage Hills). The Agreement resolves a complaint alleging that Heritage Hills discharged a seriously ill patient from its facility upon learning that she was HIV positive ...