Latest United States Department of Health and Human Services Stories

2013-06-19 23:22:07

MMAP will be launching their Visibility and Statewide Awareness campaign on June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP Statewide Coordinator Training event held at Lansing Community College. Lansing, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is proud to launch their visibility and awareness campaign for beneficiaries and their families in the Michigan area who need healthcare help. The campaign is set to launch Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, 2013, at the MMAP...

2013-06-12 10:56:33

"Hearing loss (HL) is a chronic condition that affects nearly 2 of every 3 adults aged 70 years or older in the United States. Hearing loss has broader implications for older adults, being independently associated with poorer cognitive and physical functioning. The association of HL with other health economic outcomes, such as health care use, is unstudied," writes Dane J. Genther, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and colleagues, in a Research Letter. The...

2013-05-24 23:21:55

Launched by SAMHSA to Recognize National Prevention Week Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “Talk. They Hear You.” a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking, was launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The kickoff occurred in conjunction with SAMHSA´s 2013 National Prevention Week–an annual...

2013-05-19 23:03:08

Leading nursing organization supports Tavenner as New CMS Administrator. Thanks Senate for confirming an outstanding nurse leader. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 The Academy applauds the US Senate for confirming Marilyn Tavenner as administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Last night´s vote was bipartisan and overwhelming. Marilyn Tavenner, MHA, BSN, RN, has served as acting-administrator for CMS since 2011. Ms. Tavenner is the first confirmed...

2013-05-15 23:31:41

Securityhunter has been notified of a second Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) to provide security services for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program Support Center. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Securityhunter, Inc. has been notified that it is one of the awardees of a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) to provide a comprehensive range of security solutions to all federal agencies through the Health and Human Services Program Support Center...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.