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Milwaukee County Health & Human Services Director gives review before County Board

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services Director Hector Colon gave his annual review of the department before the Milwaukee County Board Wednesday, April 15th. 41 more words


Gov. Snyder Marks Merger Of Michigan's Social Services Agencies

Associated Press

LANSING (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder says combining two of Michigan’s largest agencies will help focus on improving outcomes for recipients of government assistance. 127 more words


Coordinating Programs Serving Those with Serious Mental Illness

Each year, the first full week of April marks National Public Health Week—a time to highlight issues that are important to improving health across the country. 335 more words

Health Care

4.6.15 ➵ Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Misses the Mark on Sustainability

The United States Dietary Guidelines are currently under review. First released in 1980, the Dietary Guidelines are reviewed, updated, and published every five years after a joint review effort between the U.S. 1,039 more words

Daily Crow

Crisis unit at New Hampshire Hospital delayed as a result of budget cuts

In an attempt to balance the next budget, the division of the New Hampshire House Finance Committee that oversees health and human services spending voted to delay the opening of a 10-bed crisis unit at New Hampshire Hospital. 153 more words

Hospital Business News

Federal Register Highlights - 3/30/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for March 30, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would implement a recommendation from the California Olive Committee (committee) to increase the assessment rate established for the 2015 and subsequent fiscal years from $15.21 to $26.00 per assessable ton of olives handled. 1,124 more words

Daily Updates

Native American Women Still Getting Short Shrift on Emergency Contraception

U.S. – Nearly two years ago a federal court ordered the FDA to make Plan B emergency contraception an over-the-counter drug. That means it is now available in pharmacies across the country to women of any age without a prescription, just like any other over-the-counter drug. 94 more words