• Vision: A Healthy Texas

    Mission: To improve the health, safety, and well-being of Texans through good stewardship of public resources, and a focus on core public health functions.
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Office of Internal Audit

The Office of Internal Audit, consisting of two units, provides objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value to DSHS and help accomplish its objectives by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

  • The Program Audits Unit will conduct specific performance audits, which can include reviewing program economies, efficiencies, effectiveness, and compliance, as well as general reviews of internal controls.

  • The Administrative Audits and Consulting Services Unit will coordinate risk ssessment, audit planning, and statutory reporting, conduct information technology audits and special audits and consultations as requested by management, manage the audit follow-up and tracking database, and serve as the external audit liaison.

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Last updated October 1, 2010