2022 DOCTORS OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!!

August 17, 2022

Pictured from Left to Right: Marlene McKinney (Half Hallow Hills), Lilly Resciniti (Rocky Point), Lisa Kovacs (Northport), Matteo Cornetta (Northport), Atoria Hamm (Bayshore), Atonia Pavek (Sachem East), and Lauren Peralta (Sachem North). Not pictured, Brooke Geiser (Miller Place) and Emma LaMountain (Miller Place) This year’s High School Doctors of Tomorrow Award Winners were announced at…

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AMA’s CY 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) Proposed Rule Summary

August 17, 2022
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DOH Monkeypox info for Healthcare Providers

August 17, 2022

https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/zoonoses/monkeypox/providers/

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Monkeypox Vaccine Appointments

August 17, 2022

The Edie Windsor Healthcare Center is offering additional DOSE #1 Monkeypox Vaccine Appointments. All those receiving a vaccine must commit to receiving BOTH first and second doses at the Edie Windsor Healthcare Center. Second dose appointments are 4 weeks after the 1st dose. New York State Monkeypox vaccine eligibility includes: Individuals with recent exposure to…

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DOH informational webinar: Transition of the Medicaid Pharmacy benefit from Managed Care to the fee-for-service (FFS) program

August 16, 2022

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is hosting an informational webinar about the transition of the Medicaid Pharmacy benefit from Managed Care to the fee-for-service (FFS) program. This is the first of a series of recurring monthly webinars about this topic, which are open to all interested MRT stakeholders. There will be a…

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DOH Advisory: COVID-19 Rebound After Paxlovid Treatment

May 26, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to update healthcare providers, public health departments, and the public on the potential for recurrence of COVID-19 or “COVID-19 rebound.” Paxlovid continues to be recommended for early- stage treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 among persons at high…

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DOH Advisory: Infection Prevention & Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

May 18, 2022

The purpose of this advisory is to provide an update on the infection prevention and controlrecommendations that all healthcare settings in New York should follow during the COVID-19pandemic. Except for when alternate NYSDOH guidance is available, NYSDOH recommendsthat all healthcare settings adhere to the infection prevention and control guidance issued by theCenters for Disease Control…

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Talk with a Doc

April 18, 2022

Join the Long Island Health Collaborative, AARP, and the Suffolk County Medical Society’s very own Maria Basile, MD, MBA on May 4, 2022 via Zoom for Talk with a Doc: Health Benefits of Walking (and Walking the Dog). Learn more and register here: https://www.lihealthcollab.org/events/talk-and-walk-with-a-doc-2022

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Walk Safe with a Doc

April 18, 2022

Join the New York Coalition for Transportation Safety (NYCTS) and the Long Island Health Collaborative (LIHC) as we come together to combine Walk Safe Long Island and Walk with a Doc for a special event! Dr. Richard Schoor, incoming president of the Suffolk County Medical Society, will discuss the many health benefits of walking before…

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2nd Annual Past President Scholarship Application Opens

April 4, 2022

SCMS has just opened the application process for medical students and medical residents SCMS has released its call for applications for the 2nd Annual Past President scholarship. This year’s award honors Dr. Elise Korman, former resident of Southampton and first female president of SCMS. Two awards of $500 each are given to medical residents and…

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