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Your CHCANYS: 05-23-13

May 23, 2013 Edition



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CHCANYS NYC is Moving!
After Friday, May 17th, CHCANYS’ New York City office will no longer be located at 535 8th Avenue. However, there will be a transition period before we are able to move into our great new space downtown. During this time (and after we are in our new space), you will continue to be able to reach any of our New York City staff at their current direct dial numbers and e-mail addresses. read more >>

CHCANYS’ Health Center Support Program Lands New Director 
We are pleased to announce that Suzanne Rossel has joined CHCANYS as our Senior Director of Health Center Support. Suzanne brings with her a strong background with federally qualified health centers, primary care associations, non-profit management, strategic planning, business planning and grants management. This position adds new capacity to focus on the expansion of sustainable health centers in New York State. read more >>

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CHCANYS Testifies at PHHPC Committee Meeting on Ambulatory Services Oversight
On Tuesday May 21st, CHCANYS’ Senior Policy Director Beverly Grossman participated in a special meeting of the Committee on Health Planning of the Public Health and Health Planning Council  (PHHPC), convened in order to collect feedback from select organizations on the appropriate oversight of ambulatory services delivered ... read more >>

New York Health Benefit Exchange Update: Outreach and Enrollment
We want to make certain that you are aware of CHCANYS’ efforts to ensure that FQHCs are viewed as a strong partner in the implementation of the New York Health Benefit Exchange. CHCANYS continues to work with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) as we...  read more >>

Members of Congress in Home Districts May 27-31
Next week, May 27-May 31, Members of Congress will be on recess and in their home districts. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to invite your Representative(s) to visit your health center and witness firsthand... read more >>

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CHCANYS Statewide Conference & Clinical Forum 2013: Abstract Submission Deadline is May 29
CHCANYS' 2013 conference will take place on October 27-29 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This year's theme is "Expanding Sustainable FQHCs in the Rapidly Evolving and Shifting Health Care Reform Environment." CHCANYS recently completed a year-long planning effort to... read more >>

Vendor Opportunities for CHCANYS Statewide Conference & Clinical Forum 2013
This year’s conference is scheduled for October 27-29, 2013 in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Reserve your sponsorship package and exhibit tables today! Network with over 400 attendees, including health center CEOs and senior... read more >>

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The New York State Learning Management System
The New York State Department of Health has developed an excellent tool that uses an online training format to deliver content on a number of topics. CHCANYS has placed a series of webinar courses on this Learning... read more >>

The National Incident Management System (NIMS)
HRSA and other federal agencies require that all entities be prepared for an emergency. Part of this preparedness is a familiarization at all levels of management and staff with the National Incident Management System ...  read more >>

New York State Department of Health Offers Online Respiratory Fit Testing Course for CHCs 
The New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Occupational Health has made available on its Learning Management System a Personal Protective Equipment training webinar designed for community health... read more >>

NYC DOHMH Offers Online Training for Primary Care Providers on Identifying and Managing Trauma-Related Mental Health Disorders 
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has developed an interactive, web-based training designed to help New York City primary care providers identify and manage patients with trauma-related mental health disorders, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder...  read more >>

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Webinar: 340B Drug Discount Program Policy Issues
Join NACHC for a free, one-hour webinar focusing on important 340B Drug Discount policy issues. The agenda will include an overview and discussion on 340B contract pharmacy rules and policies, including health center use and... read more >>

Webinar: Success Stories - Hiring Veterans at Health Centers 
In addition to providing health services, health centers have traditionally provided employment opportunities for veterans. As a result, veterans now represent approximately 10% of the total health center workforce and occupy clinical... read more >>

2013 Essentials for Establishing a Health Center: Finance Department Seminar (EHFD)
This seminar was developed to provide health center CFOs and COOs with an orientation to financial management, accounting principles and terminology unique to health centers. The agenda includes: Internal controls and ... read more >>

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Release of New York State Prevention Agenda 2013-2017
The New York State Department of Health has released the State’s new health improvement plan, the Prevention Agenda 2013-2017. This document is a blueprint... read more >>

8th Annual Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) Summit 
This annual meeting hosted by The Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Cancer Program brings together stakeholders from various sectors ... read more >>

Funding Opportunity: Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement 
CDC Tribal Support, housed in the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, is pleased to announce the availability of funds to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health ... read more >>

Advanced Training on the Needs of Incarcerated PLWHA Upon Community Re-Entry 
This one-day training will help participants increase their awareness of and sensitivity to the challenges of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who are re-entering the community after release from incarceration. Topics to ... read more >>

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Empire Clinical Research Program (ECRIP) Offers Opportunity for Clinical Research Projects at Health Centers
New York’s ECRIP program offers funding to individual physician researchers and to research programs through teaching institutions. The program aims to train physicians in clinical research in order to advance... read more >>

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CCHC Member Spotlight: Sam Gerold
The focus of this week’s CHCANYS Community HealthCorps’ (CCHC) Member Spotlight is Sam Gerold, the Mobile Patient Services Associate at New York Children’s Health Project. To learn more about what he does there... read more >>

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