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NIH partners with biopharma to speed development of cancer immunotherapy work

13 October 2017, 10:01 amThe National Institutes of Health and 11 biopharmaceutical companies will work together to fast-track the development of cancer cures through immunotherapy strategies. The Partnership for Accelerating...

Eric Hargan named acting Health and Human Services secretary

12 October 2017, 1:12 pmPresident Donald Trump has named Eric Hargan acting Health and Human Services Secretary after former HHS secretary Tom Price resigned on Sept. 29 amid a travel controversy. Hargan was just sworn in la...

Trump signs executive order that may destabilize ACA marketplaces

12 October 2017, 9:53 amPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order expanding access to "association health plans" Thursday, ostensibly to allow small business -- and perhaps individuals -- to purc...

HIMSS issues interoperability call-to-action, highlights secure data, ubiquitous access

11 October 2017, 8:11 amHIMSS on Tuesday issued a firm call-to-action for interoperability with a focus on secure data exchange and improved access to information. “We must achieve secure, appropriate, and ubiquitous d...

Madigan Army Medical Center focusing on security, patient safety before Cerner rollout

9 October 2017, 6:21 amCerner will launch its fourth and final electronic health record pilot with the U.S. Department of Defense at the Madigan Army Medical Center on Oct. 21. The rollout of MHS Genesis at Madigan is the l...

Senators ask GAO for recommendations on unique patient identifiers

6 October 2017, 10:14 amThe complicated and elusive issue of patient matching is about to get a boost with the Government Accountability Office, which is poised to launch a study of the topic and offer recommendations. Sever...

HHS, FDA, VA among the 24 federal agencies with ineffective security, report says

6 October 2017, 9:45 amThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs are among the 24 federal agencies with widespread security failures due to ineffec...

Little-noticed Stage 3 meaningful use rule could pose big challenges for hospitals

5 October 2017, 10:40 amCORRECTION: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made a change to Stage 3 meaningful use for Medicare-eligible hospitals via the Inpatient Perspective Payment System final rule, publish...

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Army Research Institute develops app for acute mountain sickness

24 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe Army has never had technology to plan around the debilitating effects of mountain sickness--until U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine developed the Altitude Readiness Management...

Following rape, 'runner' rather than 'victim' defines survivor's identity

20 April 2016, 9:00 pmMonika Korra was raped in December 2009, after leaving a party with her friends.

Green Beret returns to service after amputation

18 April 2016, 9:00 pmA Special Forces noncommissioned officer has returned to full active duty service two and a half years after his hand was amputated to free him from underneath a vehicle before a suicide bomber could...

Giving all they can: Army Family boasts two Military Children of Year

13 April 2016, 9:00 pmFor the past decade, the McIntyre-Brewer family has needed to be strong -- strong, resilient and hopeful. Strong as an Army family as Capt. Steven Brewer deployed for a total of 36 months. And strong...

Strong B.A.N.D.S. sixth annual fitness and wellness program

10 April 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Installation Management Command's annual Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign will return for its sixth year to 72 participating Army locations worldwide this May. Strong B.A.N.D.S. -- which stand...

Resilience: powerful anecdote to adversity

5 April 2016, 9:00 pmRetired Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum was a guest speaker during Intrepid Spirit's Open House. Recently, the Desert Storm veteran shared her story of resilience in the midst of adversity to a packed confer...

Research Institute of Environmental Medicine creating 3-D Soldier Avatars

3 April 2016, 9:00 pmSince 2010 researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have taken on the mission to develop a computer program to create the full-body, complete-anatomy avatar of individ...

Team Army set to excel at 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games

30 March 2016, 9:00 pmThe U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) selected the 40 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans and five alternates representing Team Army at the 2016 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior...

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HHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications

20 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications...

HHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services

19 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS Secretary Burwell announces new members of Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services...

HHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

18 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS awards up to $22.9 million in Planning Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics ​...

10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016

14 October 2015, 10:01 pm10 million people expected to have Marketplace coverage at end of 2016...

HHS Awards More Than $240 Million to Expand the Primary Care Workforce

13 October 2015, 10:01 pmHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell today announced more than $240 million – including about $176 million in Affordable Care Act funding – to support the National Health Servi...

HHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care

6 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS publishes a roadmap to advance health information sharing and transform care...

HHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility

5 October 2015, 10:01 pmHHS issues rules to advance electronic health records with added simplicity and flexibility...

ACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations

30 September 2015, 10:01 pmACF and IHS award $21 million to support Tribal family violence victims and organizations...

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