The NYC Care Model: Dr. Ted Long Discusses Providing Universal Access to Primary Care in New York City
New York Public Health Now
by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
2w ago
In the season 2 finale of New York Public Health Now, Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne welcome Dr. Ted Long from NYC Health + Hospitals to discuss expanding access to primary care through the NYC Care program.  Dr. Long views healthcare as a basic human right, and shares how the NYC Care program provides universal healthcare access regardless of ability to pay and immigration status, with positive health outcomes including improved control of chronic conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. If you have an idea for topics we should discuss, please let ..read more
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Measles in New York: NYSDOH Experts Discuss the Importance of Immunization and the Risks of Vaccine Hesitancy
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
1M ago
New York's Health Commissioner Dr. Jim McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne sit down with NYSDOH's epidemiology experts Dr. Debora Blog and Travis O'Donnell to discuss the risks of measles and the importance of immunization. Learn about measles transmission, complications, historical and recent outbreaks in New York, and much more. If you have an idea for topics we should discuss, please let us know: PublicHealthNowPodcast@health.ny.gov ..read more
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New York's New Contraceptive Standing Order: Improving Birth Control Access Without a Prescription
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
1M ago
On this episode of New York Public Health Now, Dr. Shaunna Escobar joins hosts Dr. Jim McDonald and Johanne Morne to discuss New York's new contraception standing order which allows people to get birth control from pharmacies without a prescription. Hear why this was implemented and who it aims to help. If you have an idea for topics we should discuss, please let us know: PublicHealthNowPodcast@health.ny.gov ..read more
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Special Eclipse Episode with Jason Gough and Patrick Toye
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
1M ago
On this special eclipse episode of New York Public Health Now, hosts Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne are joined by Jason Gough, a meteorologist and member of Governor Hochul’s eclipse communications team, and NYSDOH's Western Regional Office Director, amateur astronomer and eclipse chaser Patrick Toye. They discuss New York's eclipse-related preparations, what to expect before, during, and after the celestial show which will be occurring across New York State the afternoon of April 8, 2024 Anyone visiting New York State for the eclipse is encouraged to come earl ..read more
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Sabrina Dunn Discusses the Diversity in Medicine Program
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
1M ago
In this episode of the New York Public Health Now podcast, hosts Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne are joined by Sabrina Dunn, a third year medical student at the University at Buffalo. Sabrina talks about her journey to becoming a physician, the barriers she's overcome as a woman of color, and her experiences in the post-baccalaureate program and how it helped prepare her for medical school. Also discussed is the importance of diversity among medical professionals as a means of achieving equitable outcomes in public health. If you have an idea for topics we should ..read more
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Sabrina Dunne Discusses the Diversity in Medicine Program
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
2M ago
In this episode of the New York Public Health Now podcast, hosts Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne are joined by Sabrina Dunne, a third year medical student at the University at Buffalo. Sabrina talks about her journey to becoming a physician, the barriers she's overcome as a woman of color, and her experiences in the post-baccalaureate program and how it helped prepare her for medical school. Also discussed is the importance of diversity among medical professionals as a means of achieving equitable outcomes in public health. If you have an idea for topics we shoul ..read more
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NYSDOH Naloxone Study Finds Lower Dose Just As Effective
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
2M ago
Dr. Sharon Stancliffe and Emily Payne join Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne to discuss their groundbreaking study published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report comparing the effectiveness of 4mg and 8mg doses of naloxone.  The study, conducted with assistance by the New York State Police, found the higher 8mg dose resulted in more withdrawal symptoms but did not improve survival rates, suggesting the lower 4mg dose may be preferable.  Dr. Stancliff and Emily also discuss their careers in public health and harm reduction strategies. If you ..read more
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Dr. Cord Stone Discusses the Promotion of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Public Health and at NYSDOH
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by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
3M ago
In this episode of the New York Public Health Now podcast, hosts Commissioner McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne are joined by Dr. Cord Stone, Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the New York State Department of Health. They discuss the links between health disparities and systemic racism, and how addressing implicit bias is key to eliminating health inequities. Dr. Stone shares the work his office is doing to promote diversity, equity and inclusion within the Department and across communities in New York. The significance of recognizing concepts like ..read more
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The Medicaid 1115 Waiver: An Investment in Our Future
New York Public Health Now
by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
3M ago
New York State Medicaid Director Amir Bassiri joins Commissioner Dr. Jim McDonald and Executive Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne to talk about the new Medicaid 1115 waiver, and how it will transform healthcare delivery for the most vulnerable New Yorkers. If you have an idea for topics we should discuss, please let us know: PublicHealthNowPodcast@health.ny.gov ..read more
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Office for People with Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Kerri Neifeld
New York Public Health Now
by New York State Deparment of Health (NYSDOH)
4M ago
To kick off season two of the New York Public Health Now podcast, Commissioner Dr. Jim McDonald and Acting Executive Deputy Commissioner Johanne Morne sit down with Office for People with Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Kerri Neifeld to discuss important priorities and initiatives for 2024 including dental care and preventative care, health equity work, and their ongoing shared mission with the Department of Health. If you have an idea for topics we should discuss, please let us know: PublicHealthNowPodcast@health.ny.gov ..read more
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