An integrated, departmentwide financial management solution that
aligns business and technology to enhance the Department's ability
to fulfill its mission.
The Department shall have an integrated departmentwide financial
system that consistently produces relevant, reliable and timely
financial information to support decision-making and cost-effective
business operations at all levels throughout the Department.
UFMS is the Department of Health and Human Services response to
President Bush’s Management Agenda that calls for a more efficient
and effective government, one that is results-oriented and citizen-centered.
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UFMS provides benefits to HHS at both the Department level and
the agency level in areas of administrative, program and management
functions. It will increase compliance with legislative mandates
and regulatory requirements, increase economies of scale . . . .[more