Dec. 2-3 Erie County DOH OASAS-Certified SBIRT Train the Trainer Course

December 2 & 3, 2017, 9:00am – 4:30PM Erie County Department of Health, Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is hosting a Training of the Trainers course for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. This event is intended for healthcare professionals who will be training their colleagues in medical offices and clinics. For more information regarding SBIRT visit this OASAS site. Register for the event here.

This is the ONLY SBIRT Training of the Trainers that ECDOH will be able to offer for a significant period of time.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patients who misuse alcohol or other drugs using a standardized screening protocol
  • Describe the goals/processes of Brief Interventions(BI), Brief Negotiated Interviews (BNI), and Brief Treatments (BT).

Accreditation: The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Northeast & Carribean Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NeC-ATTC). The University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Certification: The University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 2 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

– No charge to attend – 

More information and to register for the event, click here.

Nov. 8 Western New York Performing Provider Systems Community Conference

Join Population Health Collaborative (formerly known as P2) and Health Foundation for Western & Central New York in an interactive discussion with our two Western New York DSRIP Performing Provider Systems: Community Health Partners of WNY and Millennium Collaborative Care.

The conference will be held at WNED-WBFO, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202 on November 8, 2017 from 9am – 11am.

For more information, please visit the event website here.

Nov. 14 Cultural Competency & Health Literacy Training Event

You’re Invited to an Upcoming Training: Tuesday, November 14, 2017,  4:30-6:00 pm at the CHS Regional Training Center.

CPWNY and Community Health Workers of Buffalo are holding a Cultural Competency and Health Literacy training session to help inform our healthcare providers and staff of our diverse communities.

This training is designed to help meet the needs of diverse patient populations, assist providers with effectively communicating with their patients, and consequently improve outcomes (i.e. decreasing no-show rates, increasing patient compliance, improving health status).
Cultural competency and health literacy training for providers is now mandated under NYSDOH Medicaid Re-design/DSRIP. We believe it will also support you with PCMH recognition, HEDIS scores, the shift to value-based payment and improve patient experience in care.

This training is being delivered by the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, who brings a wealth of experience from the community, healthcare and social/human services. Their training team includes Community Health Workers, healthcare and public health professionals, and community-based leaders.

The training has been very well-received by those who have attended!

Please visit our Eventbrite page here to register!

 

Medicaid Transportation Stakeholder Meetings

The DOH Transportation team and the Medicaid transportation broker have begun hosting a series of in-person meetings in upstate NY during the month of October to solicit feedback from stakeholders on quality of services provided.  DOH has sent invitations directly to Medicaid medical providers who may be in your network inviting your providers to these meetings.  On the same date, but earlier in the morning, the DOH and Medicaid Transportation broker are also facilitating meetings with transportation vendors.

Questions about these Medicaid Provider stakeholder meetings and RSVPs can be forwarded to the contacts for each afternoon session below. Call-in options for those not attending in person are available as well.

Date Time Counties Location of Meeting Call in option Other Questions RSVP to
Wednesday

October 11

1:00-2:30  pm Montgomery, Fulton, Saratoga, Washington, Warren Saratoga County DSS

152 W High St.

Ballston Spa, NY  12020

2nd Floor Conference Room

(312) 757-3121

 

Meeting ID:

272-533-213

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770. Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

Thursday

October 12

1:00-2:30  pm Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Hamilton Clinton County Government Center

137 Margaret St.

Plattsburgh, NY  12901

1st Floor Meeting Room

(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

621-282-629

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770. Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

Friday October 13 1:00-2:30  pm Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Jefferson County DSS

250 Arsenal St.

Watertown, NY 13601

Lower Level Room 1&2

 

 

(872) 240-3212

 

Meeting ID:

872-844-429

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison, Shelly Krogh at (315) 299-2770.

 

 

Shelly Krogh

skrogh@medanswering.com

(providers in St. Lawrence)

 

LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

(providers in Jefferson and Lewis counties)

Wednesday October 18 1:00 -2:30 pm Oswego, Oneida, Onondaga, Madison, and Cayuga Counties Onondaga County Office Building

600 S State Street Syracuse NY

Room 803

Parking at OnCenter

 

(224) 501-3412

 

Meeting ID:

870-894-837

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340 LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

Thursday

October 19

1:00 -2:30 pm Otsego, Delaware, Chenango, Herkimer, Broome, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins STICS Building

135 East Fredricks Street

Helen Keller Room

Binghamton, NY

(646) 749-3122

 

Meeting ID:

607-149-629

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340 LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

Wednesday

October 25

1:00 -2:30 pm Schuyler, Chemung, Yates, Allegany

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Defense Center in Bath

7220 NY-54

Bath, NY

(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

576-536-605

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS Field Liaison,  LeslieAnn Regan whose correct phone # is  (315) 412-1340. LeslieAnn Regan

lregan@medanswering.com

 

 

Thursday October 26 1:00 -2:30 pm Wayne, Seneca, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans EOC Building (Educational Opportunity Center)

161 Chestnut St.

Rochester, NY

1(571) 317-3112

 

Meeting ID:

450-926-165

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS at 1-800-850-5340, or contact MAS Field Liaison Javier Garcia  

Javier Garcia

jgarcia@medanswering.com

Friday October 27 11:00am -12:30 pm Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming Erie County Training Facility

3359 Broadway Street

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

 

(872) 240-3212

 

Meeting ID:

591-010-981

 

For additional questions, please call the Transportation Policy Unit at (518) 473-2160 or MAS at 1-800-850-5340, or contact MAS Field Liaison Javier Garcia. Javier Garcia

jgarcia@medanswering.com