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Perspectives Podcast: Hospital Cybersecurity

GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast takes a deep dive into hospital operations with interviews with key hospital executives. Each miniseries examines their perspectives while discussing various topics. Ep. 1 – Cybersecurity as DNA – Kristopher Kusche Kris Kusche, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Albany Medical Center, discusses weaving cybersecurity into a health care organization…

October 22, 2020
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GNYHA COVID-19 Resources and Supports, Critical Wave II Preparedness Efforts

With COVID-19 cases increasing in and around New York City, GNYHA would like to share available resources, staff contact information when support is needed, and current progress on critical efforts. COVID-19 Information on the GNYHA Website Our website features a robust COVID-19 section where you can find the latest on legal and regulatory matters, guidance…

October 21, 2020
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GME Data Brief – November 2020

GNYHA recently released the latest edition of the GME Data Brief.  Each edition of the series highlights important graduate medical education (GME) and physician workforce data findings for GNYHA members and other interested stakeholders. The November 2020 GME Data Brief examines physician training programs that focus on the evaluation and treatment of substance use disorders….

November 23, 2020
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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…

November 23, 2020
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Interim Final Rule Pegs Medicare Drug Payments to Lower Prices Paid Abroad

The Trump Administration released two rules yesterday intended to reduce drug prices. The first is an interim final rule with comment period (IFC) that links Medicare Part B drug payments to prices paid in other developed countries, implementing a mandatory seven-year Medicare demonstration—the “Most-Favored Nation” (MFN) model—through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)…

November 21, 2020
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Daily Morgue Census Report

The NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner’s Daily Morgue Census Report reflects the information from the previous day including decedent counts, morgue capacity, total numbers of claimed and unclaimed cases, and other key indicators, providing a citywide picture of in-hospital decedent volume and morgue capacity. Please note, the report only reflects information from hospital’s that completed…

November 20, 2020
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COVID-19 Telehealth Resource Guide

This tool summarizes and provides links to telehealth information on the global coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. It is current as of March 23 and will be updated as further information is made available. Telehealth Policies, Definitions, and Payment Medicare: Effective March 6, Medicare will pay for visits furnished via telehealth across the nation, including in the…

November 20, 2020
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HHS Issues Final Stark and Anti-Kickback Rules

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released long-awaited final rules on the physician self-referral (Stark) law and anti-kickback statute (AKS). The Stark law bars physicians from making referrals to entities in which they have a financial interest, and the AKS prohibits remuneration in exchange for recommending items or services to Medicare or…

November 20, 2020
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Tracking Statutory and Regulatory Waivers

GNYHA has created this table of New York State’s health care-related statutory and regulatory waivers in the executive orders issued to date. We will update it as more orders are issued.

November 20, 2020
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General Public Health Agency Coronavirus Guidance

CDC Guidance Item Date Updated CDC COVID Data Tracker — Interim Recommendations for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points/Emergency Communication Centers (PSAP/ECCs) in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic 7/15 Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19) 8/25 Ten Ways Healthcare Systems Can Operate Effectively during the COVID-19 Pandemic 5/1 Frequently Asked…

November 20, 2020
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Public Health Agency Supply Management Guidance

CDC Guidance Item Date Updated Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks 6/28 Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Eye Protection 7/15 Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Isolation Gowns 10/9 Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators 6/28 Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supplies 7/16 Considerations for Optimizing the Supply of Powered Air-Purifying…

November 20, 2020
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Public Health Agency Prevention and Treatment Guidance

CDC Guidance Item Date Updated Infection Prevention About Project Firstline: National training collaborative to help every health care worker understand and adhere to recommended infection control practices to respond to COVID-19 and protect their health. 8/10 Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 3/20 Preparing for COVID-19 in Nursing Homes…

November 20, 2020
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