Meetings, Hearings and Special Events
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on May 23, 2013 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 Frost'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.
For more information, or for questions about accessibility, or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Frost 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 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 at 10:00 a.m.
For further assistance you can contact Sandy Haff at (518) 402-1008.
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 meet immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.
Please contact Colleen Frost or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH PLANNING
The Health Planning Committee advises the Council on need-methodologies, health facility plans, and emerging health care issues. Monitors major health care initiatives and advises the Council on progress and/or problems. The Committee will also include functions from the SHPRC's Committee on Major Medical Equipment and Appropriateness Review in the evaluation of high technology equipment, and specialized services such as organ transplants. The Committee will also take into consider rural health matters in collaboration with the Rural Health Council. The Committee will also handle matters formerly considered under the SHPRC's Information Systems Review Committee whose general purpose was to advance a framework for CON to ensure interoperable health information technology as an underpinning to health care delivery.
This meeting will convene immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review.
Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.
Friday, May 31, 2013
The Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council (TBISCC) will meet from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse level, Meeting Room 125, Albany.
The meeting room is located near the entrance of the Corning Tower.
The TBISCC is charged with recommending to the Department of Health long range objectives, goals and priorities. It shall also provide advice on the planning, coordination and development of services needed to meet the needs of persons with traumatic brain injury and their families.
For more information or if you are interested in attending, please contact Cheryl Veith at the New York State Department of Health: (518) 474-5271; e-mail: email@example.com
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
The Data Protection Review Board (DPRB) will meet on June 5, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the OASAS Building in Albany, New York.
The DPRB reviews all requests for identifying data belonging to the Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS).
To attend the meeting, you must pre-register and be placed on the security list. To pre-register and for directions to the meeting location, contact SPARCS at DPRB@health.state.ny.us no later than noontime on May 29, 2013.
Seating is limited so register early, and please bring photo identification.
A delayed webcast of the proceedings may be viewed 24 hours after the event at http://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/archive/
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a meeting at 10:00 a.m. at the NewYork State Department of Health offices at 90 Church 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 Frost'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. Frost for additional information.
For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Frost 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, June 13, 2013
The Early Intervention Coordinating Council will meet on June 13, from 10:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Meeting Room 5, Albany.
This meeting will be webcast at the following link: http://www.nyhealth.gov/events/webcasts/.
The Early Intervention Coordinating Council is established in Public Health Law to advise and assist the NYS Department of Health as lead state agency for the Early Intervention Program which provides services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
For more information, please call the Bureau of Early Intervention at 518-473-7016.