Perspectives Podcast: Evolution of Health Care Emergency Preparedness

GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast takes a deep dive into hospital issues and operations. Each episode examines the perspectives of health care executives while discussing various topics. Ep. 7 – Evolution of Health Care Emergency Preparedness GNYHA’s latest Perspectives podcast takes an expert look at the changes in health care emergency preparedness in the 20 years since...
September 30, 2021
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NYS Health Care Worker COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Toolkit

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has issued an Order pursuant to Section 16 of the Public Health Law implementing the announcement that general hospitals and nursing homes must continuously require covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the first dose received by September 27. The Order states that there should...
September 28, 2021
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2022-23 Clinical Quality Fellowship Program Brochure

The Clinical Quality Fellowship Program (CQFP) is a 15-month program sponsored by the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and the United Hospital Fund (UHF) to develop and nurture the next generation of clinical quality leaders in the New York metropolitan region. The 2022-23 application is available here: https://gnyha.wufoo.com/forms/20222023-cqfp-application/ Receipt deadline for all materials is Monday, November 15,...
September 13, 2021
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COVID-19 ED Syndromic Surveillance Report

In collaboration, with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, GNYHA is sharing a daily syndromic surveillance report that compares median visits for COVID-19-like illness for the most recent three-day period against the same type of visits for the previous two-week period. The report includes data at the City, borough, and facility...
October 22, 2021
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Reps Suozzi, Wenstrup Oppose Surprise Billing Guidance’s IDR Provisions; Member Advocacy Needed

Representatives Tom Suozzi (D-NY) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) are circulating the attached “Dear Colleague” letter requesting that the Biden Administration revise the interim final rule with comment period, “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part II,” to better reflect congressional intent and create a more balanced independent dispute resolution (IDR) process between providers and insurers. GNYHA...
October 20, 2021
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Health Care Vaccine Mandate Litigation

The table below tracks the relevant Federal and State litigation on the New York State health care worker vaccine mandate. Only those cases where the plaintiffs are represented by counsel are listed. While this table will be updated frequently, it may not be as up to date as websites that house court dockets, such as...
October 20, 2021
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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Ordering Updates (NYSIIS and CIR)

In anticipation of the authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) have issued updates on ordering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. New York State Starting today, Tuesday, October 19, certain enrolled providers...
October 20, 2021
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Physician Shortage Projections and Number of GME Slots

Medical residency programs vary in length. “Core” specialty programs (including most primary care specialty programs) are at least three years in length. Some core specialty programs, such as general surgery, are five years in length. “Advanced” specialty programs (including most fellowship programs) are at least one year in length. To produce one additional physician in...
October 18, 2021
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