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#NIHDigital Summit: Optimizing Digital to Reach Patients, Scientists, Clinicians and the Public

New Media | October 27, 2015 Read the full post
Susannah Fox, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Cross-posted from DigitalGov

Editor’s Note: recently had the honor of being a part of the Planning Committee for the NIH Digital Summit. Here is 1 of 2 blogs about the event.  On October 19th, NIH brought together nearly 1,500 digital and health experts…

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

Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

Editor’s Note: The updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy calls for support for screening for and referral to substance use and mental health services for people at risk for or living with HIV. These new SAMHSA planning grants may help support the goals…

APHA Session on Hepatitis C Trends and Disparities on Tuesday 11/3/15


The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) invites participants in the 2015 American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting to join us for a special session: The Changing Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis – Hepatitis C Emerging Trends…

Promising Approaches to Improving Outcomes along the HCV Continuum of Care

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There is a great deal of work being done across the country to improve care for those infected with hepatitis C. This work has been reinvigorated in recent years by new tools that hold great promise, including new HCV treatments…

HHS & NIH Seek Public Comments on LGBT Health

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There are two opportunities to offer public comment on plans to better understand and improve the health and wellness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. These federal plans include but extend beyond HIV, addressing many other health concerns…

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

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Cross-posted from HRSA Press Office

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that more than $2.2 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants was awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2015 to cities, states and local community-based organizations. This funding supports a coordinated…

#GetCovered: Share Your Story

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of Americans—including people at risk for and living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis—access the health care coverage they need to stay healthy. Now, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)…

Twitter & – Learning and Assessing

New Media | October 21, 2015 Read the full post
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The Status: Every Friday, conducts weekly social media monitoring to assess our “social media engagement .” This practice recently alerted us to a change in our Twitter following. Until the end of July 2015, we were gaining an average of…