Category: Quality & Safety
Prescribers must notify the Department that they have completed the educational requirement by submitting an online attestation.
263 days ago
New York State requires that EVERY prescriber that holds a DEA license complete three hours of education every three years on addiction, pain management, and palliative care. *Note: Coursework REQUIRED by July 1st, 2017*
311 days ago
Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection. It can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is also difficult to diagnose. It happens quickly and can be confused with other various conditions early on. Sepsis is a medical emergency. When sepsis is quickly recognized and treated, lives are saved. Healthcare providers are the critical link to preventing, recognizing, and treating sepsis.
513 days ago
Today, the American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) jointly announced that agreement has been reached on important elements of a “grace period” for the October 1, 2015, implementation of the ICD-10 diagnosis code set.
929 days ago
The NYS Assembly voted unanimously today to delay implementation of an e-prescribing mandate for one year.
1060 days ago
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