Organizations Flashcards Preview

Healthcare II > Organizations > Flashcards

Flashcards in Organizations Deck (15)
Loading flashcards...
1

WHO

World Health Organization: Public health arm of the United Nations

2

ACF

Administration for Children and Families: Promotes economic and social well-being of children, families and communities

3

ACL

Administration for Community Living: Provides services to help people with disabilities and the elderly live where they choose and participate in their communities

4

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Supports research on the health system including cost and quality

5

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry: Works to prevent exposure to hazardous substances from waste products

6

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Provides system of disease surveillance, reporting and prevention

7

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Administers Medicare and Medicaid programs

8

FDA

Food and Drug Administration: Assures safety and efficacy of medications, food and cosmetics

9

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration: Provides access to basic health care services to underserved populations

10

IHS

Indian Health Services: Works with tribes to provide health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives

11

NIH

National Institutes of Health: Funds and promotes biomedical research

12

OIG

Office of Inspector General: Protect the integrity of DHHS programs and insure the welfare of program beneficiaries

13

ONC

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology: Charged with coordination of health information technology and electronic exchange of information

14

USPHS

US Public Health Service: Protect, promote and advance the health and safety of our Nation

15

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Focus on improving availability and quality of prevention and treatment programs