A brief history of recent work on agency consolidations

A brief history of recent work on agency consolidations

As the House continues to mull over a suitable revenue package to cover the approved spending plan, two key components of Gov. Wolf’s budget proposal face a similarly tenuous road: the creation of a consolidated Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Department of Criminal Justice (DCJ). 

Thursday, August 24, 2017/Author: Andreas Dienner
Categories: News and Views
Wolf administration touts new opioid prescribing guidelines

Wolf administration touts new opioid prescribing guidelines

Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by members of his cabinet Tuesday afternoon to announce a new step in the fight against opioid addiction: the release and affirmation of new opioid prescribing guidelines for physicians, dentists, and pharmacists.

 

The guidelines are the work product of a task force convened by the Department of Health and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to develop guidelines to assist prescribers and pharmacists make better opioid prescribing decisions in the hope of stemming the tide of opioid addiction.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Levine speaks out  for the LGBT community

Levine speaks out for the LGBT community

Pennsylvania's physician general, Rachel Levine, joined members of the LGBT community this morning to call for an end to the LGBT violence and discrimination. 


Levine started her speech by saying that the shooting this past weekend in Orlando was "an act of terrorism and a hate crime against the LGBT community."
Tuesday, June 14, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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