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HHS awards more than $295 million in Affordable Care Act funds to increase access to primary care... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education HHS awards more than $295 million in Affordable Care Act funds to increase access to primary care at health centers​ Read on »
Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request;... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The FDA is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), ... Read on »
Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The FDA is announcing that a collection of information entitled "Electronic Submission of Allegations of Regulatory Misconduct Associated with Medical Devices" has been appr ... Read on »
HHS announces $60 million to help consumers navigate their health care coverage options in the... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS By HHS Press Office Cross-posted from HHS Press Office The Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans who are able to access quality health coverage at ... Read on »
HHS provides additional flexibility for certification of electronic health by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education HHS provides additional flexibility for certification of electronic health Read on »
Federal Register: Unique Device Identification System: Small Entity Compliance Guide; Guidance for... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The FDA is is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled "Unique Device Identification System: Small Entity Compliance Guide" for a final rule published ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: Pleximmune - H130004 by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Pleximmune is a laboratory blood test that aids in the prediction of the risk of a transplant rejection, known as Acute Cellular Rejection (ACR) in patients under 21 years w ... Read on »
Federal Register: Medical Devices; Immunology and Microbiology Devices; Classification of Dengue... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The FDA is classifying dengue virus nucleic acid amplification test reagents into class II (special controls). The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special co ... Read on »
NBHAAD’s New Media Outreach Explodes Under “The New Normal” by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS By Nycal Anthony-Townsend , Chair, NBHAAD Strategic Leadership Council Editor’s Note: This is the second post in our series looking at how social media has been used t ... Read on »
Class II Special Controls Guideline: Dengue Virus Nucleic Acid Amplification Test Reagents -... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This special controls document was developed to support the classification into class II (special controls) of dengue (DEN) virus (DENV) nucleic acid amplification test (NAA ... Read on »
HHS announces $60 million to help consumers navigate their health care coverage options in the... by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education HHS announces $60 million to help consumers navigate their health care coverage options in the Health Insurance Marketplace Read on »
PACHA Appoints 11 New Members, Re-appoints 3 by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS By B. Kaye Hayes , MPA, Executive Director, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services At yesterday’s meeting of the Presi ... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Customed Inc., Surgical Convenience Packs - Damaged Packaging by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Surgical pack sterility may be compromised due to individual packs adhering to one another inside the shipping case. In some cases, the plastic packaging of one bag (along t ... Read on »
ONAP Town Halls in Oakland, San Francisco Identify Challenges, Progress on HIV by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS By Andrew D. Forsyth, Ph.D. , Senior Science Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Editor’s note: Thi ... Read on »
Secretary Burwell further strengthens HHS management team by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Secretary Burwell further strengthens HHS management team Read on »
Consumer Information on: XPS System with STEEN Solution Perfusate - H120003 by Health & Human Services Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The XVIVO Perfusion System (XPS) with STEEN Solution Perfusate preserves donated lungs that do not initially meet the standard criteria for lung transplantation but may be t ... Read on »