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Video Interview on Workplace Violence Prevention

Judith E. Arnetz, PhD, a nationally recognized workplace violence researcher and practitioner, shares her expertise on the topic of workplace violence in health care. Dr. Arnetz explains what constitutes workplace violence, workplace violence terminology, and key actions health care facilities can take to prevent and mitigate violence. Please consider sharing this brief video with hospital…

March 11, 2019
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Health Care Terms 2019

Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) created Health Care Terms 2019 to help health care professionals and others understand commonly used health care terms and acronyms. Health Care Terms 2019 includes: Definitions of terms in health finance, legal/regulatory/professional affairs, quality and patient safety, managed care, graduate medical education, integrated delivery systems, and more Descriptions of…

February 26, 2019
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DOH Finalizes Stroke Designation Program Regulations

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has finalized its stroke services regulations and published them in today’s State Register, implementing a new statewide stroke center designation program. This means that, effective today, hospitals that wish to participate and that receive one of three stroke center certifications—primary, thrombectomy-capable, and comprehensive—from a DOH-approved accrediting organization…

March 20, 2019
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Important Hospital-Related Health Care Provisions in Executive, Assembly, and Senate Budgets

To help our members better understand the hospital-related health care provisions in the respective budget proposals of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Assembly, and the Senate for State Fiscal Year 2019-20—and GNYHA’s positions on those provisions—we have developed the attached table. We will share it today with the New York State Legislature and the Executive Branch….

March 20, 2019
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CMS Releases Updates to Emergency Preparedness

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently sent a memorandum, dated February 1, 2019, to State Survey Agency Directors outlining several revisions and additions effective immediately to Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual as related to compliance with the Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers in effect…

March 18, 2019
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GNYHA Responds to NYSNA Strike Notice

The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) today gave their official notice of their intent to strike on April 2 at, according to NYSNA, “Mount Sinai, Montefiore and NewYork-Presbyterian hospital systems.” In response, I sent reporters the following statement: As if a major budget crisis in Albany and a devastating Trump budget in Washington weren’t…

March 18, 2019
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