July 23, 2021 News Headlines
- State legislative activity
- Be prepared: Explore top trends and the future of healthcare
- 1 week left: Apply for HANYS diversity and inclusion leadership scholarships
- Spotlight on Erie County Medical Center
- FDA revises Janssen COVID-19 vaccine fact sheets
- New York state sees increase in cyclosporiasis
- DOH issues health advisory on legionellosis
- Addiction treatment facilities: ATLAS survey deadline July 30
- Upcoming events
State legislative activity
The following bill was signed into law this week:
· Information concerning pelvic exams (Chapter 272 of 2021)
Be prepared: Explore top trends and the future of healthcare
Experts from leading medical centers will discuss top healthcare trends as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Register now for this July 28 webinar and stay ahead of the curve.
1 week left: Apply for HANYS diversity and inclusion leadership scholarships
Open to full-time employees of HANYS member organizations, these scholarships will prioritize underrepresented populations in healthcare leadership, made possible with support from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation. Apply today!
Spotlight on Erie County Medical Center
They teamed up with community partners during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to combat misinformation, connect people with health services and provide accurate information on masking, hygiene and testing. Learn more in our Member Spotlight.
FDA revises Janssen COVID-19 vaccine fact sheets
The updates to vaccine recipient and vaccination provider fact sheets address an observed increased risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome following vaccination.
New York state sees increase in cyclosporiasis
In response, DOH recently released a health advisory describing the increase and providing information on epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and reporting of cases.
DOH issues health advisory on legionellosis
The advisory includes information on epidemiology and diagnostic testing, as well as specific information for healthcare providers, facilities, clinical laboratories and local health departments.
Addiction treatment facilities: ATLAS survey deadline July 30
Facility responses to the survey will help improve patient experience and connect them with the best services for their needs. Questions on the survey or requests for a new link should be directed to the ATLAS Helpdesk.