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Plan For Development, Purchase Of Medical Countermeasures Released

2007-04-23 00:14

HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt released for display in the Federal Register the Department's new roadmap for developing and purchasing medical countermeasures against a host of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats.

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CMS Officials Kick Off A Healthier US Starts Here Initiative

2007-04-23 00:12

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched A Healthier US Starts Here, an initiative focused on motivating seniors and others with Medicare to make the most of Medicare's preventive services.

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Future Of Surgery To Take Place Close To Patients' Homes

2007-04-21 00:32

Eighty percent of all surgery should be done locally with the remaining 20 percent of the more complex cases taking place at specialist centres where patients will have access to the most highly skilled surgeons in their field, using the most up to date technology.

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