Health Care, General/Other News

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NY Nursing Professor Garners $1.5 Million Grant from HHS
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention grant to New York University...more



HHS Announces Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Expansion
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $69.7 million grants to 13 states to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV)...more

Kent County Schools Acquire Health and Human Services Support for Students
Five additional Kent School Services Network (KSSN) members will be receiving health and human services to help students get the resources they need to break down barriers to learning. KSSN has...more

Annual Growth Rate Slows Down in February 2013, S&P Healthcare Economic Index Finds
According to the S&P Dow Jones Indices for the S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index, the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs in...more

Community Health Workers Get Promising Opportunities at the Height of Health Reform
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has established a turning point in integrating Community Health Workers (CHWs) within the mainstream of health care, public health, and social services. An Urban...more

Souther Bancorp Community Hires New Development Officer
Kimberly Hall Clement, a Marvel native, has recently been named as the new community development officer of Southern Bancorp Community partners in Helena. Clement will be responsible for...more

HHS Reports Half of Uninsured Single Young Adults Can Get 2014 Health Insurance For $50 a Month Or Less
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that nearly half of single young adults who are uninsured and may be eligible for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace could get...more

Hecktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps Shuts Down After 51 Years of Service
The board president of the Hecktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps has recently announced that the institution will be shutting down after 51 years of service to the community. A state mandate...more

HHS Issues $12 Million ACA Funding to Support Health Centers Train Primary Care Providers
Health and Human Services (HHS) announces $12 million Affordable Care Act funds to help 32 Teaching Health Centers implement training in their primary care residency programs nationwide. The...more







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