Health Planning Council Meeting Presentations

Group Listening to Presentations

6.10.24 HPC Advisory Board Meeting
Medicaid 1115 Waiver Social Care Network: What we know and what we don’t know

John Mazzello, Deputy Director, Human Services Coalition
Lara Parrilla, Community & Academic Partnership Manager, Cayuga Health Partners/ Community Engagement & Advocacy Leader, Cornell Center for Health Equity

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5.13.24 HPC Advisory Board Meeting
Mental Health and Substance Use Panel: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in our Community

Panelists Include:
Samantha Stevenson (REACH)
Jacob Parker Carver (Cornell Health)
Jasmin Sutton (CARS)
Rich Shaw (TCWH – Mental Health)
Dr. Alecia Sundsmo (Family & Children’s Service)

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5.10.24 Long Term Care Committee Meeting
Caryn Bullis, Deputy Director of Tompkins County Office for the Aging presented on the NY Connects Resource Directory and the area listings.

Karen Brown, LTCC Coordinator gave an update on the Survey & LTCC direction with work groups, speakers, meeting schedules.

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NY Connects Resource Directory Presentation Slides
Long Term Care Survey Presentation Slides


2.12.24 HPC Advisory Board Meeting
After updates, Tompkins County EMS Program Manager Joseph Milliman presented on the current state of EMS.

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2.2.2024 Long Term Care Committee
A short presentation about Health Literacy Trends and how it relates to long term care by Karen Brown from Ithaca College Gerontology Institute. Following the presentation, we will have an opportunity for Long Term Care Committee members and guests to share trends, challenges and opportunities in long term care.

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12.7.2023 Tough Stuff Subcommittee Meeting

An overview of the Surrogate Decision Making Committee.  

Presenter Stephanie Arana, BS, LMSW is the Volunteer and Contract Manager of the Surrogate Decision-Making Committee (SDMC) Program at the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs.

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12.1.2023  Community Health and Access Quarterly Meeting

Community Health Network Transformation – Deepening the connection between social care and healthcareproviders, the integrated network will streamline the way wesend and receive referrals, exchange essential serviceinformation, and communicate across organizations to improvethe quality of services and better support our clients.

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11.13.23 HPC Advisory Board Meeting
This meeting covers board nominations, membership renewals, and confirmation of the executive officers. TCAT General Manager, Scot Vanderpool also presented on opportunities and challenges.

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8.4.2023 Long Term Care Committee

Dr. Alaina Zapf gave a presentation titled, “Healthcare for comorbid medical and mental health conditions – the biopsychosocial model of care, navigating medical trauma, and advocating for the needs of the patient and the caregivers.”

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