Archived Webcasts

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Date Title Description Notes
May 21, 2015 Public Health and Health Planning Council Committee Day Committee on Establishment and Project Review; Ad Hoc Committee on Freestanding ASCs and Charity Care; and Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation None
May 20, 2015 New York State Cancer Prevention Summit: Transforming the Cancer Agenda for the Next Generation Nearly half of all cancer deaths are preventable. With that in mind, the New York State Cancer Prevention Summit will explore ways to save lives and reduce the overall burden of cancer. The Summit's renewed focus on cancer prevention aims to demonstrate concrete ways different sectors in cancer research, treatment, prevention and control can help achieve these goals. None
May 20, 2015 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
May 20, 2015 Health Research Science Board The Board solicits, receives and reviews applications for awards from the Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund. CANCELED. This will be rescheduled at a later date.
May 14, 2015 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
May 13, 2015 Emergency Medical Services 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
May 4, 2015 State Health Innovation (Plan) Council The intent and goal of the State Health Innovation Plan is to identify and stimulate the spread of promising innovations in health care delivery and finance that result in optimal health outcomes for all New Yorkers. None
April 29, 2015 Vital Access Provider Assurance Program (VAPAP) Applicant Conference Consistent with the goals of Medicaid Redesign and DSRIP, funds in the amount of up to $245 million are made available to individual hospitals in severe financial distress to enable these facilities to maintain operations and vital services through March 31, 2016. The Office of Health Insurance Programs and the Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management will advise on Financial Reporting and Transitional Planning requirements. If you would like to ask a question during the applicant conference, please click on the participation tab, complete the form, and click submit. This link will only be active during the applicant conference.
April 28, 2015 Empire State Stem Cell Board - Full Board 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
April 24, 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
April 22, 2015 Drug Utilization Review Board 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-casted. The rest of the meeting was audio-cast only.
April 16, 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
April 16, 2015 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
April 15, 2015 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
March 26, 2015 Public Health and Health Planning Council Committee Day Committee on Establishment and Project Review; Ad Hoc Committee on Freestanding ASCs and Charity Care; and Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation None
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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