Archived Webcasts

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Date Title Description Notes
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 14, 2015 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 14, 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
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
January 13, 2015 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 8, 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
January 8, 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
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
December 9, 2014 Early Intervention Coordinating Council The Early Intervention Coordinating Council is established in Public Health Law to advise and assist the New York State Department of Health as the lead state agency for the Early Intervention Program which provides services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. None
December 4, 2014 Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation, Committee on Establishment and Project Review, and the Full Public Health and Health Planning Council Meeting The Codes Committee 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 Committee on Establishment and Project Review is responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes or establishment, and transfers of ownership. 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
December 1, 2014 2014 World AIDS Day - Commissioners Special Recognition Awards and The New York State Youth Sexual Health Plan Panel Discussion December 1st was designated World AIDS Day in 1988 as a day of remembrance and a day to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic throughout the world. For the past 16 years, the AIDS Institute (AI) hosted a display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt in observance of World AIDS Day (WAD) in Albany. The Commissioners Special Recognition Awards honor those that are committed to reducing new HIV infections among New Yorkers thus contributing to the state's plan to bring the AIDS epidemic to an end by 2020. The NYS Youth Sexual Health Plan Panel discussion is to address the HIV, STD, and pregnancy prevention needs of adolescents and young adults by promoting positive, healthy, and informed choices. The panel will be moderated by youth and will include government, community and youth leaders who will speak briefly about implementation of the Plan, including best practices, connections to current public health initiatives, and personal experience with regard to sexual health. None
November 24, 2014 Spinal Cord Injury Research Board Business Meeting The Board solicits, receives and reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards. This was a delayed audiocast and is now available.
November 21, 2014 Applicant Conference - Capital Restructuring Financing Program The Department of Health and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York will hold an Applicant Conference regarding the Capital Restructuring Financing Program. None
November 20, 2014 Drug Utilization 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. 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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