Definition

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

References
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • External Iliac Artery
    The external iliac artery runs along the medial border of the psoas, following the pelvic ...
  • Screening
    Usually the first step taken during the interviewing process, involving reviewing prospective ...
  • Wraparound
    Wraparound is a process in which families with children who have severe emotional disturbance ...
  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal ...
  • Renal Structure
    Each kidney has a dark brown outer cortex and a light brown inner medulla. ...