Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

September 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Public Health Committee of the Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a meeting on September 10, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at the following locations:

  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A & 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices, Corning Tower, 14th Floor, CR 1, Albany, NY 12237
  • New York State Department of Health Offices, Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Rochester, NY 14604

This meeting will focus on key opportunities to leverage current health systems reform and improvement initiatives to prevent maternal morbidity and mortality. It is part of a series of structured discussions convened by the Committee to advance three strategies from the state’s Prevention Agenda:

  • integrate preconception care into routine health care for women of reproductive age;
  • assess and address pregnancy planning, including use of effective contraception to prevent unintended pregnancy, among women with serious chronic conditions or previous adverse pregnancy outcomes; and
  • implement comprehensive and coordinated protocols and systems for early identification and management of high-risk pregnancies.

Invited guest discussants from the Department of Health Office of Health Insurance Programs and Office of Quality & Patient Safety will highlight several current policy initiatives and identify opportunities to integrate the above strategies within these initiatives to improve services and outcomes for high-risk reproductive age women.

For security purposes, anyone wishing to attend the meeting must email prevention@health.state.ny.us to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may send an email to prevention@health.state.ny.us for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please send an email to prevention@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Committee on Health Planning of the Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Room 4A and 4B, NYC.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting to please call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on September 18, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Meeting Room e, Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany.

For further information contact Anthony Merola at (518) 486-3209 or e-mail dur@health.state.ny.us.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council will meet from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on September 18, 2014, at Cicatelli Associates, Inc., 505 8th Avenue, Yellow Room, Floor 20, New York, New York.

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) was created in 1983 by Public Health Law, Article 27-E, Section 2778. The AIDS Institute was also created also by Article 27-E of the Public Health Law, Section 2276. The Council consists of 17 representatives from the public, educational and medical communities, local health departments and nonprofit organizations, including the advocacy and service community.

If you are interested in attending the meeting, please contact Tomica Collado-Robinson at (518) 473-2903 or email her at Tomica.Collado@health.ny.gov

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on September 18 at 10:00 a.m., at the NewYork State Department of Health offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A & 4B, New York City.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.state.ny.us. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Committee On Establishment and Project Review

Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

Committee On Codes, Regulations and Legislation

Reviews new and revised regulations relating to medical facility operational and structural standards, including quality of care and the need for the facilities and/or services. Reviews amendments to the State Sanitary Code and other matters referred by the Commissioner. The Codes Committee will also include work of the SHRPC's Fiscal Policy Committee which was charged to review proposed changes to part 86 of the State Hospital Code concerning reimbursement rates for medical facilities.

The Committee will convene immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review.

For further assistance, please call Alejandra Diaz at (518) 474-3920.