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HHS Awards More Than $36 Million for Health Center Adoption of Health Information Technology

Press Release | Department of Health and Human Services | July 21, 2016

Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced more than $36 million in funding for 50 Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) in 41 states and Puerto Rico. This increase in health information technology support will impact over 1,020 participating health center organizations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. HCCNs improve access to care, enhance quality of care and achieve cost efficiencies through the redesign of practices to integrate services, optimize patient outcomes, or negotiate managed care contracts on behalf of participating health centers...

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Mongolian Chief Medical Officer visits the RHC-P

Master Sgt. Anthony Elliott | DVIDS | December 18, 2015

The Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) recently had the pleasure of having Lt. Col. Ganchimeg Lkhagvasuren, Chief Medical Officer for the Mongolian Armed Forces, visit the Oahu based RHC-P Military Health Readiness Platforms, Dec. 14-17, 2015. Lkhagvasuren’s visit continues the RHC-P's focus on medical diplomacy throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific area of responsibility; sharing medical technologies, approaches, and best practices for the betterment of health throughout the region...

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Veterans aren’t the only ones waiting for health care

Ezra Klein | Vox | May 23, 2014

But the big question with these stories about the VA is, "compared to what?" This scandal wouldn't exist if the VA didn't have performance metrics on its employees. If it didn't measure or care whether veterans get prompt appointments it could just do what the rest of the health-care system has done and not hold people responsible for these metrics. Read More »