Analyzing United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Portfolio


Added on  2019-09-18

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Portfolio 1ObservationsThe main focus of United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to provide US citizens smooth health services & main objective is to safeguard their health. Health and Human Services Department. Came into the establishment on April 11, 1953 (5 U.S.C. app.) by Department 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 highlighted below.It’s a mix blend of fields in health, education, and social security so it provides health services benefit to every U.S. citizen who requires it.It hires experts from every field of research from doctors, nurses, patient’s services and administration & to service all the age groups of US citizens.
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Portfolio 2From the health concerns of the US citizens, it also takes accountability in devising the scope of new research & development, medicines, drugs & injection before permitting it publically. Even the food industry of US should maintain the pre-requisite standards of the FDA before servicing it out publically.The success lies in hiring immensely talented employees who feel responsible & accountable in servicing 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 to barring 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 is often its noticed that Doctors or Nurses which commit frauds or are prosecuted in the criminal investigations in a particular state of US & later on when it migrates to some other parts of US it becomes difficult to keep a tab on an individual level. Hence, it should have a commonly issued license which lists all the past recorded civil & criminal prosecutions. All the reasons for migration to upgrading to new skills or qualifications should be detailed within the commonly issued license.StrategiesSome of the recommended strategies for improvement are
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