SCC PROJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
The SCC held this quarter's Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting at a new location, the Hilton Garden Inn at Stony Brook University's West Campus, on September 20, 2018. We were pleased to have Ryan Ashe, MPA, PMP, Director of Medicaid Payment Reform at the NYS Department of Health, kick-off the meeting with his presentation,
True Population Health in the Context of Value Based Payment
. He gave an update on Value Based Payment (VBP) progress and spoke about the NYS VBP Model and Population Health, Social Determinants of Health/Community Based Organization VBP Roadmap Requirements and considerations as VBP moves forward.
|Jeff Steigman, Family Service League
Representatives from the Family Service League (FSL) provided an overview of their new crisis services for Suffolk County.
FSL's Crisis Services Continuum
includes a crisis stabilization program, mobile response teams and a hotline, all operating 24/7. The crisis stabilization program, (Diagnostic, Assessment and Stabilization Hub - DASH) is a comprehensive service that provides crisis care for Suffolk residents who
struggle with mental health and substance use disorders. Care is provided
at a free-standing, community based site at the Hauppauge Industrial Park, serving children (ages 5 and up), adolescents and adults.
The day concluded with a joint presentation by SCC's Director, Clinical Programs
||Diana Cappabianca, Meeting House Lane Medical Practice, PC, & William Bishop, SCC
Innovation, Bill Bishop, MHA, and Diana Cappabianca, RN, Education and Care Coordinator, from Meeting House Lane Medical Practice, PC, entitled,
Leveraging Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) Alerts to Improve Outcomes.
Bill provided SCC and NYS PPS performance metrics and an overview of RHIO alerts. Diana described her organization's experience in the implementation of RHIO alerts, including challenges, lessons learned and positive outcomes.
We thank William Wischhusen, LMHC, NCC, SCC's Assistant Director, Care Management and Care Coordination, for moderating the meeting and thank all of the speakers that shared their knowledge with us.
To view the PAC meeting PowerPoint presentations click here.
The PAC meeting video can be found on our website.
SCC HOSTING INNOVATIVE TRENDS IN COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS FORUM
Join us for a Panel Discussion on
Community Based Organization (CBO) engagement
in Value Based Payment (VBP) Models
Thursday, October 11, 2018
8:30 am to 11:00 am
Old First Presbyterian Church
125 Main Street, Parish Hall, Huntington
Director, Bureau of Social Determinants of Health,
NYS Department of Health
Susan Beane, MD, Vice President and Medical Director, Healthfirst
Ram Raju, MD, Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer,
Dorella Walters, Senior Director of External Program Affairs, God's Love We Deliver
Also hear from
Emily Rogan, Project Manager, Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, who will discuss the NYS Department of Health CBO Planning Grant
Learn the results of Suffolk Care Collaborative's
CBO VBP survey and network with other CBOs
Continental Breakfast will be provided
NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH
In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Suffolk County
Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs and Suffolk County Office for People with Disabilities will be holding their
Fifth Annual Job Fair
Friday, October 26, 2018
10 am to 2 pm
Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center
725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge
Free admission and no registration required. Attendees should bring resumes and dress to impress!
for more details.
MOBILE RECOVERY CENTER - ADDICTION TREATMENT
Family Service League's (FSL) clinical team includes physicians, registered nurses and social workers. They offer comprehensive substance abuse and mental health assessments, diagnosis and medication management in coordination with the development of a treatment plan.
Mobile Recovery increases access to treatment by utilizing peer supports, clinical services and emerging technology to remove barriers which improve individuals' engagement on their road to achieving recovery. FSL coordinates care with substance abuse treatment providers across Suffolk County. For more details about these services,
or contact 631-656-1020.
RECOVERY IN ACTION: MOVING FORWARD
A Peer-Run Conference
In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Week, Pilgrim Psychiatric Center presents a peer-run conference, "Recovery in Action: Moving Forward" at Suffolk Community College - Brentwood Campus.
Friday, October 12, 2018
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Suffolk Community College, Van Nostrand Theater
1001 Crooked Hill Rd, West Brentwood.
Seating is limited: first come first served.
for flyer, agenda and registration form.
A Day of Service at Long Island Libraries
The Great Give Back is a community service initiative created by the Suffolk County Public Library Directors Association and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System.
The mission of the Great Give Back is to provide a day of opportunities for community members of Suffolk County to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences. For more information please visit the official website.
Details about the various events during the month of October can be found on the South Country Library
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT HIGHLIGHTS
Bi-weekly spotlights highlighting opportunities for community engagement throughout Suffolk County
COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR
October 13, 2018, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Christian Church, 69 Wisconsin Ave, Bay Shore.
Organizations are invited to provide information and education at this event. Contact: Johnny Mora at 631-402-5644 or Angela Garcia at 631-273-0312.
October 13, 2018, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
All veterans regardless of discharge status and their families are invited to the first annual Family Day. This event was created to strengthen the family unit. Food will be served.
Shell Creek Park, 1 Vanderbilt Ave., Island Park.
COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Visit SCC's Community Engagement page for on-going neighborhood programs
. Partners can request to have their community events posted on the bulletin board by clicking
OCTOBER IS NATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY MONTH AND NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
If you would like to promote special events in recognition of Health Literacy and Breast Cancer Awareness Month on
our Community Bulletin Board or newsletter, submit them
13th ANNUAL TAKING THE ROAD TO ELIMINATE HEALTH DISPARITIES CONFERENCE
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services Office of Minority Health & the Division of Community Mental Hygiene, in Partnership with the Suffolk County Multicultural Advisory Committee, Suffolk County Office of Minority Affairs & Smart Start Suffolk present t
13th Annual Taking the Road to Eliminate Health Disparities Conference entitled "Holding ACEs is Not a Winning Strategy" - A Look at Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Resiliency and Trauma-Informed Care.
The conference seeks to educate professionals and community members on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their relationship to chronic physical and mental health issues. The conference will also look at ways to build resilience and provide strategies for professionals, with special emphasis on communities of color.
Friday, November 9, 2018
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Central Islip, NY
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT 101 - HIV CARE
The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. of Long Island in Partnership with NYS Department of Health, AIDS Institute will be hosting this free event to the public.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.
of Long Island
819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park
Lunch will be provided.
Registration is required. Contact email@example.com.
ASTHMA COALITION OF LONG ISLAND - FALL MEETING
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Four Points by Sheraton
333 South Service Road, Plainview
Special Guest Presenter
Tonya A. Winders
President and CEO
Allergy & Asthma Network
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org
Outreach Training Institute's Training Calendar
Outreach Training Institute (OTI) offers professional development courses on-site at their Richmond Hill and Brentwood campuses and provides "off campus" training in the community for schools, social service organizations, healthcare facilities and more.
All classes offer continuing education hours for social workers, CASACs and mental health counselors. To view the list of courses click here.
SCC WELCOMES NEW STAFF MEMBER
Matthew McCluskey, Director, Behavioral Health Services Integration
Matt joins us after most recently working at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center as Manager, Ambulatory Services with responsibility for administrative, operational, clinical and financial operations for behavioral health and primary care programs. Prior to that he had acquired leadership experience in vocational services operations. Matt brings to his new role a robust background and experience in behavioral health and quality improvement.
NYS DOH ANNOUNCEMENTS
SUPPORTIVE HOUSING NETWORK PROGRAM VIDEO
The Supportive Housing Network of New York (SHNNY) has released a new video featuring New York State's Deputy Medicaid Director, Elizabeth Misa. The video highlights the Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Supportive Housing Program and the significant investment that NYS has made in addressing the Social Determinants of Health.
To learn more and watch the full video click here.
ADVANCE CARE PLANNING REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
The NYS DOH is initiating a comprehensive review of the advance care planning process, including any necessary changes to NYS documents (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST), Nonhospital Do Not Resuscitate and Health Care Proxy forms) used during this process. Access
the Advance Care Planning Request for Information (RFI) here.
Please send comments and recommendations to
no later than November 16, 2018.
**REMINDER** LICENSED HOME CARE SERVICES AGENCIES
This is a reminder that the NYS DOH is seeking input for the development of a public need methodology for the licensure of Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs). Responses are due no later than October 12, 2018. The Request for Information (RFI) can be found here. Responses should be sent to ALTCteam@health.ny.gov with the Subject: LHCSA RFI.
The SCC is pleased to invite qualified career seekers to apply for open positions. All job descriptions for current opportunities are posted
Current job openings:
- RN Care Manager
- Social Worker
- Community Health Associate