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  • A Conversation About HIPAA: A 20th Anniversary Reassessment

    On November 7, 2016, NYSHealth hosted a conversation with Linda Colon, Regional Manager, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Raquel Malina Romanick, Staff Attorney, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at Hunter College; and Christine Bechtel, Consumer Advocate and Co-founder of GetMyHealthData about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The speakers discussed efforts to break down misunderstandings about the law and ensure patients and their families have access to the information they need to optimize their health.

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  • Public-Private Partnerships: Behavioral Health Needs of Veterans & Families

    On October 26, 2016, in partnership with the Veterans Mental Health Coalition of the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), NYSHealth hosted a convening highlighting unique public-private partnerships across New York State working to meet the behavioral health needs of both veterans and their families. The RAND Corporation also released its evaluation findings of the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families (UBHC), a public-private partnership between Northwell Health and the Northport Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center on Long Island.

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  • NYSHealth’s 10-Year Anniversary Event

    2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), and on October 20, 2016, we commemorated this occasion with our Board, grantees, staff, and other partners at an afternoon event. Since we began operations in 2006, we have awarded more than $117 million to more than 400 grantee organizations in our mission to improve the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.

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  • Intersections of Health and Justice: A Conversation on LEAD and New York’s Opioid Epidemic

    On September 13, 2016, NYSHealth and Philanthropy New York co-hosted a summit on New York’s opioid epidemic and the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program.

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  • NYSHealth Hosts “A Conversation with Patient Advocates”

    On August 2, 2016, NYSHealth hosted a conversation with Patients’ View Institute (PVI) co-founders, Pat Mastors, Executive Director, and Diane Stollenwerk, Board Chair, to discuss PVI’s new and innovative perspective on how patient stories can shape data.

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  • NYSHealth Hosts “A Conversation About Medicaid Coverage for Social Interventions”

    On July 28, 2016, NYSHealth hosted a conversation with Deborah Bachrach, Partner at Manatt Health; Douglas Fish, M.D., Medical Director of the Division of Program Development and Management at the New York State Department of Health; Susan Beane, M.D., Vice President and Medical Director at Healthfirst; and Moisés Pérez-Martínez, Director of Workforce at Advocate Community Providers, to discuss the report, “Medicaid Coverage of Social Interventions: A Road Map for States,” and its potential for application in New York State.

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