US Public Administration - Health Services
Added on - 18 Sep 2019
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Portfolio1ObservationsThe main focus of United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to provideUS citizens smooth health services & main objective is to safeguard their health. Health andHuman Services Department. Came into the establishment on April 11, 1953 (5 U.S.C. app.) byDepartment of Health, Education, and Welfare. HHS takes cares & integrates below departmentsunder itsAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)Indian Health Service (IHS)Some of the key observations, the value which it draws to benefit U.S. citizens are highlightedbelow.It’s a mix blend of fields in health, education, and social security so it provides health servicesbenefit to every U.S. citizen who requires it.It hires experts from every field of research from doctors, nurses, patient’s services andadministration & to service all the age groups of US citizens.
Portfolio2From the health concerns of the US citizens, it also takes accountability in devising the scope ofnew research & development, medicines, drugs & injection before permitting it publically. Eventhe food industry of US should maintain the pre-requisite standards of the FDA before servicingit out publically.The success lies in hiring immensely talented employees who feel responsible & accountable inservicing US citizens at any levels.Even if the frauds occur at any levels at any department such as Health, Education or Welfare it'seasily traceable & identified people can be convicted of charges which can be imposing fines tobarring them from practicing further (Monette, 2013).HHS has been able to generate success in meeting its goals & so far it has been able to execute,implement as per the pre-requisite standards of various departments & authorities.While doing an in-depth research some of the areas of concerns which it can improve upon isoften its noticed that Doctors or Nurses which commit frauds or are prosecuted in the criminalinvestigations in a particular state of US & later on when it migrates to some other parts of US itbecomes difficult to keep a tab on an individual level. Hence, it should have a commonly issuedlicense which lists all the past recorded civil & criminal prosecutions. All the reasons formigration to upgrading to new skills or qualifications should be detailed within the commonlyissued license.StrategiesSome of the recommended strategies for improvement are