June 9, 2015
SCC Project 2Di Team Hosts First PAM® Training
The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Project 2Di Team, which focuses on the implementation of patient activation activities to educate and integrate uninsured and low/non-utilizing Medicaid populations into community based care, launched this week. This project engages persons not utilizing or underutilizing the health care system and works to engage them into primary and preventive care services using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM®) survey tool.  
Over twenty community-health-workers from the Economic Opportunity Council and the Association for Mental Health & Wellness joined forces to be trained on the PAM® tool. The training, conducted by Insignia Health and the SCC, was the first PPS training performed in NYS. We look forward to operationalizing our newly trained workforce to support this important DSRIP program. Click here to learn more about the PAM tool. 
SBIRT Implementation Team Highlight  
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)


SBIRT aims to provide individuals with early intervention and treatment for substance use disorders, and identify individuals at risk of developing these disorders. This past week ,Kristie Golden, PhD, Associate Director of Operations, Neurosciences, Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, Stony Brook Medicine and Sandeep Kapoor, MD, Director, SBIRT, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System engaged the Project 4a2 SBIRT Implementation Team.  


Together, Dr. Golden and Dr. Kapoor, shed light on this important topics for Suffolk Care Collaborative Partners as the project team moves toward the implementation stage of this project. Click here to download a copy of the presentation.


The collaborative learning style established by our team will allow hospitals in our PPS to work together and learn from one another while maintaining the autonomy to implement the SBIRT process in a way that may be unique to their facility.


The growing SCC SBIRT Implementation Team consists of 30 representatives from across our PPS network including: Suffolk County Department of Health, Family Service League of Long Island, OASAS, Town of Babylon, Drug and Alcohol Services, Mather Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Stony Brook Medicine, North Shore LIJ Health System and the Catholic Health Services.



Hand underlining Reminder with red marker on transparent wipe board.
Members of the Suffolk PPS are invited to attend the Project Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The meeting will be held at the Islandia Marriott Long Island, 3635 Expressway Drive North, Islandia, NY 11749.
Registration begins promptly at 8:30am. The meeting will begin at 9:00am and conclude at 12:00pm. Please RSVP by June 15, seating is limited. Click here to register today.  
Suffolk Care Collaborative

Office of Population Health

Stony Brook Medicine
HSC L5 Room 058
Stony Brook NY 11794-8520
Tel: (631) 638-2227