Topic Category: Cross Cutting

Joint Law Enforcement – Public Health Investigations: The HIPAA Privacy Rule and Law Enforcement Exceptions to the Rule

Speakers: David Cudmore; Michael McNulty; Mary Jo Vernon, RN, BSN; Joseph Waeckerle, MD, FACEP; Jill Sheets, MPH; Laura Jevitt, MPH Objectives: The webinar described FBI roles and responsibilities for investigating the possibility of a criminal or terrorism nexus for patients with unusual diagnoses (e.g., anthrax, plague, brucellosis). The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects patient information; however …

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CSTE Health Disparities Subcommittee February 2018 Webinar: “Establishing surveillance to monitor the impact of federal health policies, rumors, and threats on the health of New York City residents”

Speakers: CSTE Health Disparities Subcommittee Co-Chairs: Jim Hadler and Duc Vugia Presenter: Hannah Gould, PhD, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Epidemiology Services, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Objectives: To discuss updates on the Position Statement CC 16-01 and Healthy People 2030 To foster a discussion on an emerging health disparities topic

Epidemiology of Aging

Speakers: Patricia Quinlisk Objectives: Identify current gaps and discuss strategies for enhancing the community of practice around the issue of aging diseases. Fall and injury prevention Vaccination practices for the elderly Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease/cognitive decline Ensuring access to hearing and vision screening Foot care Appropriate community services Identify possible future areas of engagement Creation …

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