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HHS in the 21st century : charting a new course for a healthier America / Committee on Improving the Organization of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to Advance the Health of Our Population ; Leonard D. Schaeffer, Andrea M. Schultz, and Judith A. Salerno, editors.
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ISBN 978-0-309-13770-6 (hardcover)
1. United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. 2. Public health—United States. 3. Medical policy—United States. I. Schaeffer, Leonard D. II. Schultz, Andrea M. III. Salerno, Judith A. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Improving the Organization of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to Advance the Health of Our Population.
[DNLM: 1. United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. 2. Health Services Administration—United States. 3. Health Policy—United States. 4. Organizational Objectives—United States. 5. Organizational Policy—United States. 6. Program Evaluation—United States. 7. United States Government Agencies—United States. W 84 AA1 H589 2009]
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