Issue: July 30, 2018

Published on July 30, 2018

Articles in this issue:

NYSHFA Town Hall Meetings to Restart August 23

Author: Nancy Leveille and Stephen B. Hanse* Published in Clinical & Quality

NYSHFA will be restarting our Town Hall Meetings on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 11:00 am. – 12:00 noon. We will hold additional calls on:

Thursday, September, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018

We plan to record each session in 2018 to meet your additional needs. These calls will be for NYSHFA members only, as most topics will reflect activity related to surveys and the requirements of participation. We will send out the call-in number a couple days before each date with the agenda. Linda Elizaitis, President of CMS Compliance Group Inc., will assist again with surveys updates and NYSHFA staff will provide additional updates as you have requested. We would welcome members to send in questions to Nancy Leveille, or Lisa Volk, ahead of time.


Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20

Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
President and CEO
518-462-4800 x11

American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) Work Study Survey Request

Author: Lisa Volk* Published in Clinical & Quality

AADNS is asking members to complete a work-study research survey. Fill out the survey today to be entered to win a $250 or $500 Amazon gift card. 

The purpose of this research is to better understand the challenges facing long-term care nurse leaders as it relates to job satisfaction. This important research helps AADNS to provide you helpful resources and to advocate for your continued success. 

Please take a few minutes to complete the questions (click here). We would appreciate your response by Tuesday, August 7.

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Free Cybersecurity Webinar


Cybersecurity and HIPAA for Boards and Directors - Wednesday, August 22, 2018 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

This webinar will discuss the importance of cyber security as a matter of preparedness based on a recent HHS Office for Civil Rights Notice and applicable legal obligations.


Click Here for Webinar Flyer including registration link.

First Line Manager Program


The 2018 Fall First Line Manager Program will be taking place at the NYSHFA Office in Albany beginning Wednesday September 12, 2018 from 9:00 - 3:00 p.m.

This eight day program will provide the opportunity to learn new leadership skills, fine-tune existing knowledge, explore supervisory strategies, and operationally apply the skills and competencies that are needed to be an effective First Line Manager/Supervisor in today’s SNF setting.


Click Here for Brochure and Application.