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Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: local, state, fusion, centers, testimony, congressional, faced, challenges, federal, security, efforts, helping, address, homeland
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 1437903878
ISBN-13: 9781437903874

Following 9/11, state and local govżts. formed fusion centers, collaborative efforts to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to criminal or terrorist activity. Recognizing that the centers are a critical mechanism for sharing info., the fed. govżt. -- incl. the Dept. of Homeland Security, Dept. of Justice, and the Program Manager for the Info. Sharing Environ. -- is taking steps to partner with fusion centers. This testimony focuses on: (1) the characteristics of fusion centers as of 9/07; and (2) fed. efforts to help alleviate challenges centers identified. This report is based on an 1
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Author: Marjorie Kanof
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: measure, performance, increased, efforts, grants, centers, competition, health
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 1422302881
ISBN-13: 9781422302880

Health centers in the fed. Consolidated Health Centers program provide comprehensive primary health care services at one or more delivery sites, without regard to patients' ability to pay. In FY 2002, the Health Resources & Services Admin. (HRSA) began implementing the 5-year President's Health Centers Initiative. The initiative's goal is for the program to provide 1,200 grants in the neediest communities -- 630 grants for new delivery sites & 570 grants for expanded services at existing sites -- by FY 2006. This report provides information on: (1) funding of health centers & HRSA's process fo
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, access, children, expand, based, care, school, centers
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1994-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788117718
ISBN-13: 9780788117718

Reviews the role of school-based health centers in expanding children's access to health care & the financial & other obstacles school centers must overcome to launch & maintain their services. Contains the findings of case studies at eight school-based health centers in California, New Mexico, & New York & interviews with public & private officials. Charts & tables.
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Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: protect, capabilities, privacy, could, results, measure, sustain, build, federal, sharing, agencies, helping, centers, fusion, information
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940633
ISBN-13: 9781437940633

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Recent terrorist activity, such as the attempted Times Square bombing, underscores the need for terrorism-related information sharing. Since 2001, all 50 states and some local governments have established fusion centers, where homeland security, terrorism, and other intelligence information is shared. The fed. govżt. recognizes the importance of fusion centers; however, as reported in October 2007, centers face challenges in sustaining their operations. This report assesses the extent to which: (1) the Dept. of Homeland Security
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prepaid, managed, care, transitioning, changes, health, centers, community
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788129325
ISBN-13: 9780788129322

The recent change from cost-based reimbursement to a monthly per capita amount for health centers participating in prepaid managed care has raised concerns about the ability of these centers to continue providing both medical and enabling services without threatening their financial position. This reports presents lessons that can be learned from health center experiences in prepaid managed care and how the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) can help centers prepare for operating under prepaid managed care systems. Charts, tables and graphs.
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Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: local, state, information, fusion, centers, encountered, challenges, federal, security, efforts, helping, alleviate, homeland
Number of Pages: 117
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 1437901972
ISBN-13: 9781437901979

In general, a fusion center is a collaborative effort to detect, prevent, investigate, and respond to criminal and terrorist activity. Recognizing that fusion centers are a mechanism for information sharing, the fed. govżt. -- including the Dept. of Homeland Security, the Dept. of Justice, and the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, which has primary responsibility for governmentwide information sharing and is located in the Office of the Dir. of Nat. Intelligence -- is taking steps to partner with fusion centers. This report examines: (1) the status and characteristics o
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: school, limited, children, prepare, centers, services, childhood
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 078811817X
ISBN-13: 9780788118173

More than a third -- 2.8 million -- of the nation's children aged 3 and 4 were from low-income families in 1990, a growth of 17% since 1980. However, there is help from federal and state government funding for services in early childhood centers. This report discusses the services disadvantaged children need in order to be prepared for school, to what extent do disadvantaged children receive these services from early childhood centers, and if disadvantaged children do not receive these services from early childhood centers, why not. Charts and tables
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