Voices of HHS
Voices of HHS is a collection of podcasts from across the Department of Health and Human Services.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 8: The FDA: Science in Action
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn to talk about the race to a vaccine, developing therapeutics, and why the FDA is “science in action.”
Episode 7: ASH Brett Giroir on the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and Testing
On this episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo sits down with Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir to discuss the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and the work the Administration is doing to support testing capacity during COVID-19.
Episode 6: Dr. Robert Kadlec on Facing the Coronavirus Challenge
On this episode of “Learning Curve”, Caputo sits down with Dr. Robert Kadlec to discuss military service, pandemic preparedness, and the resilience of the American spirit.
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Episode 5: HHS Secretary Alex Azar on the Race to a Vaccine
On the inaugural episode of “Learning Curve,” Caputo shares his journey to the Department and then is joined by HHS Secretary Azar to discuss what we’ve learned about COVID-19 and the work being done to shorten the timeline to a vaccine.
Episode 4: Secretary Azar at Datapalooza
Secretary Azar speaks at the annual Health Datapalooza in Washington, D.C. to discuss how HHS is promoting health IT to improve outcomes for American patients.
Episode 3: Deputy Secretary Hargan at AMA’s National Advocacy Conference
Deputy Secretary Hargan delivers remarks at the American Medical Association’s National Advocacy Conference about how HHS is implementing the Trump Administration’s vision for healthcare, and ongoing preparedness efforts around the coronavirus.
Episode 2: Secretary Azar’s 2020 State of the Department Address
Secretary Alex Azar delivers the 2020 State of the Department Address at HHS, highlighting accomplishments from 2019 and the Trump Administration’s vision for 2020
Episode 1: Cyber Safety Is Patient Safety: The importance of Healthcare Cybersecurity
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! As we celebrate this 16th annual event, the Health Sector has come together in a variety of important ways to observe and act on the importance of maintaining robust cybersecurity hygiene and controls throughout the healthcare sphere. The Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council includes representatives from direct patient care; medical device security; workforce development; medical device and supply chain security; as well as information sharing and protection of innovation capital from theft. The Health Sector Coordinating Council is partnering with HHS, FDA and other government agencies to develop best practices, recommendations and guidance for all healthcare stakeholder to strengthen cyber defenses against hackers.
In this podcast, your hosts are two leaders in health care cybersecurity: Terry Rice, who is Merck’s Vice President of IT Risk Management and Security and Chief Information Security Officer; and Greg...