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Governor Abercrombie and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Patricia McManaman today announced plans to expand access to a new model of health care delivery that will focus on patient care and technology.

The new model, referred to as “patient-centered healthcare homes” or “medical homes,” enhance access to physicians and improve coordination of services through technology, such as electronic health records.

State to expand healthcare services through technology investments

Governor Abercrombie and Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Patricia McManaman today announced plans to expand access to a new model of health care delivery that will focus on patient care and technology. The new model, referred to as “patient-centered healthcare homes” or “medical homes,” enhance access to physicians and improve coordination of services through […]

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"As a precaution, DHS has taken a number of steps to enhance security. Some of these security measures will be visible while others will not. The public may recognize specific enhancements including heightened cargo screening and additional security at airports. Passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include explosives trace detection, advanced imaging technology, canine teams and pat downs, among others. As always, we remind the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement."

Dept of Homeland Security on increased security precautions

“As a precaution, DHS has taken a number of steps to enhance security. Some of these security measures will be visible while others will not. The public may recognize specific enhancements including heightened cargo screening and additional security at airports. Passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include explosives trace […]

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The committees on Human Services and Housing held an informational briefing at the Aging and Disability Resource Center in Hilo Thursday (March 25) to review the proposed reduction in services by the Department of Human Services (DHS).

DHS cutbacks in the works

The committees on Human Services and Housing held an informational briefing at the Aging and Disability Resource Center in Hilo Thursday (March 25) to review the proposed reduction in services by the Department of Human Services (DHS).

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The committees on Human Services and Housing will be holding an informational briefing at the Aging and Disability Resource Center Training Room today, Thursday, 25 March from 4:30-6:30 pm.

The address: 1055 Kinoole Street, Suite 101, Hilo, HI 96720

Informational briefing on reduction of DHS services tonight (March 25)

The committees on Human Services and Housing will be holding an informational briefing at the Aging and Disability Resource Center Training Room today, Thursday, 25 March from 4:30-6:30 pm. The address: 1055 Kinoole Street, Suite 101, Hilo, HI 96720

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the launch of a new online public engagement tool designed to solicit input from the public on ways to enhance transparency, participation, collaboration and innovation at the Department—part of President Obama's Open Government Directive

Web tool will increase transparency, collaboration as part of Open Government Initiative

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the launch of a new online public engagement tool designed to solicit input from the public on ways to enhance transparency, participation, collaboration and innovation at the Department—part of President Obama’s Open Government Directive

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“Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been briefed on the incident aboard Northwest Airlines flight #253 and is closely monitoring the situation.

Passengers may notice additional screening measures put into place to ensure the safety of the traveling public on domestic and international flights.

TSA to add more screening measures for air travelers

“Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been briefed on the incident aboard Northwest Airlines flight #253 and is closely monitoring the situation. Passengers may notice additional screening measures put into place to ensure the safety of the traveling public on domestic and international flights.

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced new directives to enhance and clarify oversight for searches of computers and other electronic media at U.S. ports of entry—a critical step designed to bolster the Department’s efforts to combat transnational crime and terrorism while protecting privacy and civil liberties.

“Keeping Americans safe in an increasingly digital world depends on our ability to lawfully screen materials entering the United States,” said Secretary Napolitano. “The new directives announced today strike the balance between respecting the civil liberties and privacy of all travelers while ensuring DHS can take the lawful actions necessary to secure our borders

Secretary Napolitano announces new directives on border searches of electronic media

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced new directives to enhance and clarify oversight for searches of computers and other electronic media at U.S. ports of entry—a critical step designed to bolster the Department’s efforts to combat transnational crime and terrorism while protecting privacy and civil liberties. “Keeping Americans safe in an […]

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DHS announces sites for multi-band radio pilot program

DHS announces sites for multi-band radio pilot program

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate today announced the 14 lead organizations for the upcoming pilot phase of testing and evaluation (T&E) for the Multi-Band Radio project. The pilots comprise the final phase of a three-part T&E process that includes laboratory testing, short-term demonstrations, and pilot projects. In 2008, […]

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Dept of Homeland Security offering $500M in grants for fire stations, port & transit security

Dept of Homeland Security offering $500M in grants for fire stations, port & transit security

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today released application guidance for more than $500 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) preparedness grants for fire station construction, port and transit security—funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). “These Recovery Act funds will strengthen our economy while improving our ability to […]

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