April 11, 2016
    
 
NCQA UPDATES RECOGNITION DOCUMENTS
As of March 28, 2016 NCQA updates are effective
   
NCQA Recognition programs: Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) 2013; Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2014; and Patient-Centered Connected Care 2015. The updates clarify and improve the existing language for these recognition programs, while retaining the original core requirements.
  
The PCMH recognition document clarifications and updates are summarized by clicking here.
NYS DOH DSRIP RESOURCES & ANNOUNCEMENTS
  
DSRIP YEAR TWO HAS INITIATED!  
DSRIP Year 2 began on April 1, 2016 and the Timeline has been updated to reflect a few recent updates. First, the announcement of Public Comment Days on New York's 1115 Waiver programs Mid-Point Assessment. In addition, the deadline for the Value Based Payment Roadmap Public Comment period. Click here for the full timeline.  
  
ADVANCED PRIMARY CARE MODEL WEBINAR
The slides from the Advanced Primary Care (APC) Webinar, held on April 4, 2016, are now available on the DSRIP website under the heading Primary Care (PCMH/APC/TCPI), click here. The slides will also be posted to the State Health Innovation Plan (SHIP) website.
 
For more information on the Technical Assistance (TA) entities for APC practice transformation, please see the Request for Applications (RFA) entitled "Practice Transformation Technical Assistance Services" found here.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SCC ON-BOARDING PROGRAM
Visit the SCC On-boarding Program webpage to learn more about our 4 steps to becoming a member of the Suffolk Care Collaborative.
  
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SOCIAL JUSTICE & DIVERSITY SUMMIT
Social Justice/Diversity Summit Coming to Farmingdale
  
The Social Justice/Diversity Summit - a forum to create awareness among Long Islanders of a broad range of social justice issues - will be held at Farmingdale State College on Saturday, April 23.
 
The event begins at 9 a.m. at the college's Campus Center Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public, but attendees must register in advance, click here . The summit is sponsored by Farmingdale's Social Science Research Institute.
 
Roundtables led by community leaders and social justice advocates will address issues such as Environmental Justice, Health Disparities, Homelessness, Immigration, LGBTQ, Race, Housing Discrimination, Educational Disparities, Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Food Justice (and Food Security), and more.
 
Marge Rogatz, a life-long champion for social equity, justice and the rights of the homeless, will be honored as Lifetime Community Advocate. She has been president and CEO of Community Advocates, Inc. for 30 years; was a co-founder and officer of the Nassau-Suffolk Coalition for the Homeless and of Sustainable Long Island, is a founding officer and current Co-Chair of ERASE Racism, a board member emerita of the Long Island Community Foundation, and a director of the State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA).
 
 
Farmingdale's Social Science Research Institute encourages and implements multidisciplinary social science research to benefit the residents and organizations of Long Island, and, more broadly, the state, the nation, and the world.  It promotes excellence guided by ethics in fostering scientific and social advances.   The Institute aims to foster social justice and equality in the region through community involvement and individual empowerment and to inspire students to increase their community involvement and maintain a lifelong commitment to social equity and justice.
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SCC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The SCC is pleased to invite qualified career seekers to apply for open positions. Whenever new opportunities become available, they will be posted here.
  
Current job openings:
  1. Care Manager
  2. Data Integration Analyst
  3. Social Worker
  4. Implementation Specialist: Clinical Programs
  5. Implementation Specialist: Long Term Care
  6. Provider Engagement Liaison
  7. Project Manager: Workforce Development
  8. Program Assistant
For more information, please contact the Suffolk Care Collaborative.
Suffolk Care Collaborative
  
Office of Population Health
Stony Brook Medicine
1383 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 8
Hauppauge NY 11778
Tel: (631) 638-2227
DSRIP@stonybrookmedicine.edu