Obama has named Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius as his new Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Clinton health official Nancy-Ann DeParle to head his new Office for Health Reform, reports Reuters.

“President Barack Obama named Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius on Monday to lead his ambitious health reform effort, kicking off a week focused on revamping an inefficient healthcare system whose cost he fears is hurting the U.S. economy.”

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