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January 12, 2022
The National Clinical Care Commission, a federal advisory committee established by the National Clinical Care Commission Act of 2017 – PDF, recently released its final report outlining recommendations to improve diabetes awareness, prevention, and treatment. The report called for additional federal...
December 9, 2021
New initiative to identify programs that provide effective monitoring and follow-up care for hypertensive disorders during pregnancy and postpartum. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health announced the 20 winners of Phase I of the HHS Hypertension Innovator...
December 7, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the availability of $35 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to enhance and expand the telehealth infrastructure and capacity of Title X family planning providers. Title X is the only federal grant program dedicated solely to...
October 28, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health recently announced the State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal Partnership Programs to Reduce Maternal Deaths Due to Violence. The funding opportunity will provide more than $4.1 million in cooperative agreement awards to...
October 28, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the availability of up to $256 million in grant funding to support equitable, affordable, client-centered, and high-quality family planning services through the Title X family planning program. Title X is the only federal grant program...
October 1, 2021
A new program to create a network of organizations committed to helping women maintain healthy blood pressure levels at every age. This week the HHS Office on Women’s Health (OWH) issued a nationwide invitation for public and private sector organizations to become an OWH Self-Measured Blood Pressure...
August 19, 2021
Office on Women’s Health Honors Breastfeeding Innovation Challenge Finalists The HHS Office on Women’s Health recently unveiled the first round of winners for its Reducing Disparities in Breastfeeding Innovation Challenge. The 15 winners demonstrated how their programs increased breastfeeding...
May 20, 2021
Funding Will Expand Use of Telehealth to Integrate Mental and Behavioral Health into Pediatric Primary Care Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of $14.2 million from the American...
May 19, 2021
More Than 10 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered by Community Health Centers Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program-funded health centers and Health Center Program look-alikes...
May 18, 2021
HHS Secretary Becerra forms new Behavioral Health Coordinating Council The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is distributing $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funding — the largest aggregate amount of funding to date for its mental health and substance use block...