General NYSDOH Guidance for Facility Preparations for Severe Winter Weather

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

Please review attached document providing general guidance from the New York State Department of Health regarding preparing for winter weather ...

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Dr. Howard Zucker, NYSDOH’s Commissioner of Health, Initiates an Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention and Control Task Force

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

Nancy Leveille, NYSHFA’s Director of Member Operational Support, attended the day long summit on November 1, 2016 as the kick off for this initiative. This project mirrors many elements that are in CMS’ Requirements of Participation related to infection control, surveillance and antibiotic stewardship. Dr. Denise Cardo, CDC, presented and participated in the health care facilities’ sub group discussion. The goal is to ...

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CMS’ S&C 17-09-ALL - Infection Control Pilot: 2017 Update

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CMS plans to survey 40 hospitals and associated SNF in their 2nd year of this Infection Control project. SNF will be selected by hospital discharge data to identify the corresponding SNF. See information below on the CMS’ S&C letter for full information ...

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2017 NYSHFA Employee Recognition Program

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The Clinical and Quality Services Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the annual Employee Recognition Program. The goal of this program is to honor exemplary employees working in skilled nursing facilities...

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2017 ACHCA NY Chapter Annual Convention - March 5-8

Scott Jackson

This year, the New York Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators will host their 48th Annual Convention from March 5th through March 8th, 2017 at the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center. 

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2017 Midwinter Audio Conference Series

Scott Jackson

Join NYSHFA/NYSCAL for the 2017 Mid-Winter Audio Conference Series...

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Hotel Deadline Approaching! 2017 Midwinter Executive Education Conference

The 2017 Conference will be held January 8th - 15th, 2017....

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Free Webinar: Legionella Mandate on Water Testing and Management

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LiquiTech has offered to provide a free webinar on Thursday, December 15 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm to assist members with their Water Testing and Management plans. These plans needed to be enacted by December 1, 2016 to prevent Legionella contamination in facilities ...

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