Webcasts

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Date Time Title Description Notes
January 8, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. AIDS Advisory Council The New York State AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) was created in 1983 by Public Health Law, Article 27-E, Section 2778. The AAC is responsible for advising the Commissioner of Health and making recommendations about issues related to HIV and AIDS. None
January 8, 2015 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) The State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) provides advice to the Commissioner and Department on trauma-related issues. The Committee is comprised of trauma professionals that meet to discuss, problem-solve and research current issues in the trauma system. None
January 13, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ending the Epidemic Task Force On June 29, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made an important announcement, in which he detailed a three-point plan to 'Bend the Curve' and move us closer to the end of the AIDS epidemic in New York State. The goal is to reduce the number of new HIV infections to just 750 by 2020. The three-point plan includes: (1) Identify persons with HIV and link them to care. (2) Link and retain persons diagnosed in health care to maximize viral suppression and prevent further transmission. (3) Facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high risk persons to keep them HIV negative. The Task Force has been established in support of Governor Cuomo's three-point plan to decrease new HIV infections. The Task Force will provide expert advice on implementation and monitoring strategies, focusing on New York State's highly successful existing HIV prevention and care efforts. Member of the Task Force will address areas of prevention, policy, access to care, surveillance, messaging and biomedical advances via four committees: (1)Prevention, (2)Care, (3) Data, and (4)Housing and supportive services. This initiative will maximize the availability of life-saving, transmission-interrupting treatment for HIV, saving lives and improving the health of New Yorkers. None
January 13, 2015 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) The State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee develops and recommends to the State Emergency Medical Services Council statewide minimum standards for medical control; treatment, transportation and triage protocols, including protocols for invasive procedures and infection control; and the use of regulated medical devices and drugs by emergency medical services personnel. The Committee also reviews protocols developed by regional emergency medical advisory committees for consistency with statewide standards None
January 14, 2015 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Board Meeting for Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators - Public Session The NYS Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators is statutorily required to establish standards of education, training and experience and provide for the examination, licensure and registration of nursing home administrators. None
January 14, 2015 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. State Emergency Medical Services Council (SEMSCO) The State Emergency Medical Services Council has the power, subject to approval by the Commissioner, to enact, amend, and repeal rules and regulations establishing minimum standards for ambulance services, ambulance service certification, advanced life support first response services, the provision of prehospital emergency medical care, public education, the development of a statewide emergency medical services system, the provision of ambulance services outside the primary territory specified in the ambulance services' certificate, and the training, examination, and certification of certified first responders, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians. None
January 30, 2015 1 - 4 p.m. Empire State Stem Cell Board - Funding Committee Meeting The Empire State Stem Cell Board is responsible for making recommendations regarding scientific, medical and ethical standards relevant to research and clinical trials considered for funding through the Empire State Stem Cell Trust Fund, soliciting applications for research projects to be considered for funding from the Empire State Stem Cell Trust Fund, developing eligibility requirements and standards, evaluating proposals, and making recommendations to the Commissioner of Health for the award of grants. None

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