DHHS Highlights Newsletter: Volume 4 Issue 1

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017| Vol. 4, No. 1

DHHS' Highlights is published by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services for those interested in the latest information on health and human services issues. Please subscribe to or share the newsletter by clicking on the  "Share" button. 

"Progress is evident" at DHHS

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Recently, DHHS CEO Courtney Phillips penned an editorial that appeared in the Omaha World-Herald about improvements and successes made at the agency in the last year.

Midlands Voices: HHS road map to serving Nebraska
By Courtney Phillips

At the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, 2016 was a year of continuous improvements, sustainable progress and helping people live better lives.

A commitment by Gov. Pete Ricketts to stabilize and improve services for the state’s most vulnerable citizens resulted in advances, ranging from improving call wait times for critical services to releasing a first-ever business plan...

Click here to read the rest of the editorial.

ICYMI: Recent good news about DHHS

DHHS has been the focus of several positive editorials and articles lately. To read them, just click on the links below.

Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: HHS launches improvements, Jan. 7, 2017

Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: Call center off the hook, Dec. 31, 2016

Governor's Weekly Column

Making Government Work, Dec. 23, 2016

Lincoln Journal Star

Editorial, 12/21: Congrats for improving HHS service, Dec. 21, 2016

Governor's Weekly Column

Gov. Ricketts, Health and Human Services Unveil WIC Journey, Dec. 19, 2016

Governor's Weekly Column

Gov. Ricketts Announces Accelerated Eligibility for Developmental Disabilities Services, Dec. 19, 2016

Lincoln Journal Star

Editorial, 11/25: HHS shows subtle signs of success, Nov. 25, 2016