AHCPR NEW ADMINISTRATOR IS HHS HEALTH REFORM ADVISOR GAUS
AHCPR NEW ADMINISTRATOR IS HHS HEALTH REFORM ADVISOR GAUS who was nominated for the top post at HHS' Agency for Health Care Policy & Research on Dec. 17. Clifton Gaus, ScD, a veteran of the Nixon, Ford and Carter Administrations, has spent the last year as a senior advisor on health reform to Assistant Secretary for Health Philip Lee, MD. In that position, Gaus has been working with the White House and Lee on the Clinton health care reform plan. At AHCPR, Gaus will oversee the government body which is leading the way in outcomes research and the development of treatment algorithms. The agency has issued six treatment guidelines to date and hopes to add six more by mid-1994.
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