Category: Transforming End-of-Life

Health Commissioner Tomarken Signs “National Healthcare Decisions Days” Proclamation

(Lake Success, NY) – April 19, 2017 – At today’s Suffolk County Board of Health meeting, Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, signed a proclamation declaring the week of April 16 “National Healthcare Decision Days” in the county, presenting the proclamation to end-of-life care expert Patricia Bomba, MD, MACP, VP of Geriatrics for Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, and to Carolyn Kazdan, MHSA, NHA, Quality Improvement Specialist, IPRO.

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Quality Improvement Group to Address End-of-Life Care Planning on Long Island

  IPRO, New York-based leader of the Atlantic Quality Improvement Network (AQIN), has received special funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the “Transforming End-of-Life Care Initiative,” a two-year project that will help inform Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare professionals in Nassau and Suffolk counties about end-of-life advance care planning. The project …

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