Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH)
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) oversees 12 core public health offices — including the Office of the Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service Corps — as well as 10 regional health offices across the nation and 10 Presidential and Secretarial advisory committees.
Multiple Chronic Conditions: A 2013 Update
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, please join Dr. Howard Koh, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health, for a timely discussion as we feature national-level efforts to address the challenge of more Americans living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled its Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions [PDF - 245 KB] in December 2010, providing a roadmap for the public and private sectors to optimize health and quality of life for persons with MCC, and will give an update on its work during this discussion.
The Webinar will feature remarks from:
- Dr. Anand Parekh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Science & Medicine), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
- Mr. Marc Hartstein, Director, Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Dr. Robert Temple, Deputy Director for Clinical Science, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
- Ms. Myrl Weinberg, Chief Executive Officer, National Health Council
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the HHS Multiple Chronic Conditions Initiative.