New York State has made breast cancer and prostate cancer screenings free.
The outbreak of Ebola in 2014 is the largest in history, primarily affecting countries in West Africa. In the United States, one imported case and related local cases have been reported among healthcare workers. The Healthcare Education Project and the Partnership for Quality Care (PQC) held an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers, both clinical and non-clinical, at the Javits Center in New York City on October 21, 2014. This event was attended by over 5,000 healthcare workers and streamed live to healthcare workers around the country. It was organized in cooperation with the federal Centers for Disease Control which has been taking active measures to prevent any further spread of Ebola in the United States. The entire event including a demonstration of the use of Personal Protective Equipment for healthcare workers may be watched here. For up-to-date information visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at http://www.cdc.gov/ and New York State Dept of Health at http://www.health.ny.gov/
Download a brochure on how to evaluate and treat high-risk patients while ensuring the safety of the healthcare team. It also has basic information on the Ebola disease, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you are exposed to it.
On October 1st, 2013, NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace (formerly known as the New York Health Benefit Exchange) will begin enrolling individuals and small businesses into health insurance plans. Health advocacy groups, navigators, community groups, hospitals and health care institutions, unions, brokers, health plans, and small business representatives are all encouraged to come to learn the latest about NY State of Health, hear about best practices and plan on a regional level.
Following the success of the 2013 summits, HEP led a coalition in organizing seven statewide enrollment summits prior to open enrollment that begins mid-November. Stakeholders will meet to share experiences and lessons learned, strategize, and make plans to collaborate to reach as many uninsured as possible.
The outbreak of Ebola in 2014 is the largest in history, primarily affecting countries in West Africa. In the United
A public forum on King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court case challenging the subsidies offered by the Affordable Care Act.
Open enrollment for New York State of Health begins on November 1, 2015. Building on the previous summits, stakeholders and community leaders will gather at eight regional summits around the state to coordinate plans for outreach and open enrollment.
Governor Cuomo and the New York State legislature have made breast cancer screenings free and more widely available around New York State. HEP is teaming up with partner organizations to organize health fairs and screening events around this initiative.
Join NY State of Health, community leaders and stakeholders to discuss enrollment experiences, post-enrollment challenges on using insurance, and outreach to those individuals who are still uninsured.
HEP and Raising Women’s Voices have produced a personal health journal that allows consumers to document their health goals and health history, and includes sections like a doctor’s visit checklist.