Archived Webcasts

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Date Title Description Notes
February 26, 2015 Drug Utillization Review Board Meeting The Drug Utilization Review Board consists of experienced physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and consumer representatives appointed by the Commissioner of Health to serve in an advisory capacity. The group provides clinical guidance to the Commissioner regarding pharmacy issues for the Medicaid Program. They bring specialized expertise in areas such as mental health, geriatrics, internal medicine, HIV/AIDS and children's health and help to ensure that prescriptions for outpatient drugs are appropriate, medically necessary and not likely to result in adverse medical consequences. Power Point presentations were video-cast. The rest of the meeting was audio-cast only is now available.
February 23, 2015 Minority Health Council Meeting Pursuant to enacting legislation, this Council whose members are appointed by the governor with advice and consent of the senate, is charged with advising the commissioner on matters relating to the preservation and improvement of minority health. The Council is required to meet a minimum of two times per year. None
February 17 through February 20, 2015 DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel As part of the DSRIP program requirements outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the state is required to create a panel that will review DSRIP applications scored by an independent assessor and advise the Commissioner of Health whether to accept, reject or modify those recommendations. None
February 12, 2015 Full Public Health and Health Planning Council Meeting The PHHPC has a broad array of advisory and decision-making responsibilities with respect to New York State's public health and health care delivery system. It is charged with adopting and amending the Sanitary Code and health care facility, home care agency, and hospice operating regulations. The PHHPC also makes decisions concerning the establishment and transfer of ownership of health care facilities, home care agencies and hospice programs. It makes recommendations to the Commissioner of Health concerning major construction projects, service changes, and equipment acquisitions in health care facilities and home care agencies. It also advises the Commissioner on issues related to the preservation and improvement of public health. The Council's powers and duties are set forth in section 225 of the Public Health Law. None
January 30, 2015 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
January 29, 2015 Public Health and Health Planning Council Committee Day The following Committee's will convene: Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda Committee on Health Planning; Establishment and Project Review Committee; and the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation. None
January 28, 2015 Council on Human Blood and Transfusion The New York State Council on Human Blood and Transfusion Services established by Article 31, Section 3121 Public Health Law is required to enact regulations governing the safety and adequacy of blood and blood products in New York State. The Council is being convened to adopt revision of 10 NYCRR Subpart 58-2 to allow advanced life support emergency medical technicians, with additional training to transfuse blood during inter-facility transport. None
January 23, 2015 Spinal Cord Injury Research Board Business Meeting The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards. This was a delayed audiocast and is now available.
January 13, 2015 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
December 15, 2014 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
November 18, 2014 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
October 14, 2014 End the Epidemic Task Force The Governor's task force will meet on five occasions beginning on October 14. None
December 13, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
November 1, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
October 5, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
February 24, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
February 9, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None

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