Meeting Highlights

The NYC Hep B Coalition and NYC Hep C Task Force conduct regular general meetings, special events, and trainings. View our past meeting reports here. See upcoming meetings in our Calendar.

9-23-15 Future of Hep C Treatment & Treatment Access Advocacy Meeting Notes

3RD Annual NYC Hep C Task Force Presentation The Future of Hep C Treatment: A glimpse of the pharmaceutical pipeline and current treatment access advocacy Tracy Swan, Treatment Action Group (TAG) tracy.swan@treatmentactiongroup.org Wednesday, Sept. 23rd (3 – 5 PM) In attendance, see below View presentation here : The Future of Hep C Treatment Recent Publications co-authored … Continue reading 9-23-15 Future of Hep C Treatment & Treatment Access Advocacy Meeting Notes

9-10-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Meeting Notes

On September 10, 2015 the Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Network toured Damian Family Health Center (FQHC) in Jamaica, Queens. Damian Family Health Center • Located at 137-50 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11435 • Provides primary care and specialty care, including pediatric medicine, gynecology, adult medicine, dentistry, mental health, and HIV and Hepatitis B & … Continue reading 9-10-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Meeting Notes

Reports | 2015 HCV Capacity to Cure (CME) Events Spring 2015

Reports from the NYC Health Department, Hepatitis C Spring 2015 CME Events HCV Update: The Latest Information for Frontline Providers Managing Patients with Hepatitis C – June 2015 Cirrhosis Update Diagnosis and Management of Some Common Non HCV Liver Diseases HCC: Surveillance and Management The Beginning of the End for HCV in HIV: Or the End … Continue reading Reports | 2015 HCV Capacity to Cure (CME) Events Spring 2015

6-16-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Callen-Lorde Tour Notes

Tour Notes: Callen-Lorde Community Health Center Hep C Program June 16th, 2015 (3-5 PM) – 356 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011 NYC Hepatitis Patient Navigator Network Leader: Paul Bolter – PBolter@liverfoundation.org To Join our Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Network and get invitations to future tours, click here This tour was hosted by: … Continue reading 6-16-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Callen-Lorde Tour Notes

1-22-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Network Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes ALF Program Overview Paul Bolter, Community Outreach & Education Manager, American Liver Foundation – Greater New York (pbolter@liverfoundation.org) The American Liver Foundation is a great source for support, education, advocacy and research on the treatment and cure of liver disease. Check out their Hep C 123 website, Webinar Series, Research and Fellowship Awards … Continue reading 1-22-15 Hep Free NYC Patient Navigator Network Meeting Notes

2014 NYC HEP Health Care Access Training Report

2014 NYC HEP Health Care Access Training Report View full meeting report here Agenda & Handout:_2014 NYC Hep Health Care Access Training (PDF) Presentations Nirah Johnson, NYC DOHMH, Viral Hepatitis Health Care Access Resources (PDF slides) An overview of the state of hep B and C in NYC, NYS laws regarding hep B and C, free printed education materials from NYC DOHMH (call … Continue reading 2014 NYC HEP Health Care Access Training Report

10-28-14 Staten Island Hep C Task Force Meeting Notes

October  28th, 2014 Staten Island Hep C Task Force Meeting, CHASI View full Meeting Highlights here   Slides from the Staten Island Hep C Task Force Meeting 10-28-14 Staten Island Hep C Task Force Meeting Mini-Training – Nirah Johnson, LCSW, DOHMH Hep C in Youth Presentation– Perminder Khosa, MPH, NYC DOHMH    

8-27-14 NYC Hep B Coalition Meeting Notes

View Full Meeting Highlights here   Presentation Slides Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Coverage in NYC (PDF Slides) Katelynn Devinney, MPH City Research Scientist, Bureau of Immunization – NYC DOHMH (kdevinney@health.nyc.gov) Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll (PDF Slides) Hannah Sabbagh, MPH Candidate, Intern, Bureau of Communicable Disease – NYC DOHMH (hsabbagh@health.nyc.gov) Amendment to Health Code 13.03 … Continue reading 8-27-14 NYC Hep B Coalition Meeting Notes

8-6-14 Bronx Hep C Task Force Meeting Notes

View Full Meeting Highlights here Slides NYC Neg HCV RNA Reporting_2014 (PDF) Emily McGibbon, MPH EpiQuery Demo – Perminder Khosa, MPH Af Am Hep C Action Day 2014_NBLCA – Melissa Baker, NBLCA     Slides of interest from the Harlem Hep C Task Force Meeting An Electronic Health Record Alert for Hepatitis C Screening of Baby Boomers in Primary Care: … Continue reading 8-6-14 Bronx Hep C Task Force Meeting Notes

4-30-14 NYC Hep B Coalition Meeting Notes

View full Meeting Highlights here Maimonides Medical Center – Hep B Services & Observations [PDF Slides] James Park, MD, Specializes in Transplant Hepatology (jpark2@maimonidesmed.org) Kevin Tin, MD, MBA, Resident – Dept. of Medicine (Ktin@maimonidesmed.org) Janice Yang, Director, Asian Outreach (jyang@maimonidesmed.org) Support & Survivorship Interventions for Immigrant Cancer Patients [PDF Slides] Jennifer Leng, MD, MPH, Immigrant … Continue reading 4-30-14 NYC Hep B Coalition Meeting Notes

4-23-14 Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) Forum Highlights

3rd Annual NYC African Hep B & C Community Forum  Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) NYC April 23rd (3-5 PM) African Services Committee: 429 W 127th St, NY View Full Forum Highlight Notes Here Slides Hep B & C & Liver Cancer Overview: Clinical characteristics and implications with a focus on the African … Continue reading 4-23-14 Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) Forum Highlights

3-5-14 Brooklyn Hep C Task Force Meeting Notes

Brooklyn Hep C Task Force Meeting Wednesday – March 5th (2:45 – 5 PM) Location: Diaspora Community Services: 182 4th Ave, Brooklyn, 11217 View Full Meeting Highlights here   Presentation Slides: Hep C Treatment in People Who Inject Drugs & Hep C Treatment 2014. – Brian Edlin, MD, NDRI Hep C Treatment in Active Drug Users. Emily Winklestien, … Continue reading 3-5-14 Brooklyn Hep C Task Force Meeting Notes

10-30-13 NYC Hep C Task Force Meeting: Citywide

To view full meeting notes click here Meeting Slides Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV Co-infection in NYC: Findings from the PCSI Syndemic Project. Ann Drobnik, MPH, Program Collaboration & Service Integration Analyst, NYC DOHMH Hep C in New York City: State of the Epidemic & Action Plan: NYC Department of Health Hep C Strategic Plan Discussion Fabienne … Continue reading 10-30-13 NYC Hep C Task Force Meeting: Citywide

11-20-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

View the full meeting highlights: http://eepurl.com/Jhzuj Supporting slides and documents from the meeting: Remembering Arline Loh Click here for:Obituary & to sign her guestbook: click here The ADA Amendments Act (pdf slides) Facts about the ADA (pdf handout) Catherine Wan, Trial Attorney, EEOC – New York District Office Brooklyn Chinese – Lutheran Family Health Center … Continue reading 11-20-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

9-18-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

View the full meeting highlights: Click Here Supporting slides and documents from the meeting: Universal Hep B Birth Dose in NYC (pdf slides) Julie Lazaroff, MPH – Bureau of Immunization, NYC DOHMH (jlazarof@health.nyc.gov) NYC DOHMH Hep B Pilot Project (pdf slides) Amina Khawja, MPH – Bureau of Immunization, NYC DOHMH (akhawja@health.nyc.gov) List of sites offering free … Continue reading 9-18-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

5-10-13 NYC African Hep B & C Meeting Highlights

View the full meeting highlights: Click Here Supporting slides and documents from the meeting: Hep_B &_C_African_Region_Birth (PDF Slides) Janette Yung, MPH – Epidemiologist at NYC DOHMH – jyung@health.nyc.gov African Services Committee & HONE Hep B & C Screening in Immigrant Communities Project. (PDF Slides) Hari Shankar – Coordinator for African Services Committee & HONE – … Continue reading 5-10-13 NYC African Hep B & C Meeting Highlights

5-15-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

View the full meeting highlights: click here Supporting slides and documents from the meeting: Epidemiological Trends of Hep B & Related Co-infections in NYC, 2000-2010 (PDF Slides) Ann Drobnik, MPH – PCSI Analyst, NYC Department of Health – adrobnik@health.nyc.gov Hep B & C Care for the African Community at Bellevue Hospital (HHC) (PDF Slides) Ellie Carmody, … Continue reading 5-15-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

4-17-13 Crown Heights Hep B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

  View the full Meeting Highlights: click here Supporting slides & documents from the meeting: Abstract: Natural History of Hepatitis B in Afro-Caribbean Patient Population (PDF). Accepted to Digestive Disease Weekly, May 2013. Veronika Dubrovskaya, MD – SUNY Downstate & Kings County HHC. Slides: New Data on Hep B in the Caribbean Community in Crown … Continue reading 4-17-13 Crown Heights Hep B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

3-6-13 Hep B Coalition Meeting Highlights

View the full meeting highlights here: http://eepurl.com/w-fSD Supporting slides from the meeting: HBV Bellevue_Vinh Pham_MD_NYC Hep B Coalition 3-6-13 – Vinh Pham, MD, Bellevue Hospital (HHC) Caribbean country of birth and HBV – Janette Yung, Public Health Epidemiologist, NYC DOHMH  

2012 Hep Navigating Health Care Access Training

Training Notes….   Document Attachments: Hospital Financial Assistance (Hannah Weinstein) HCC Options (Yvonne Cummings) CBWCHC (Calvin Yu) HepCAP (Paulina Vargas) HepCAP Flyer Federal Poverty Level Info Medicaid Buy In Program (Carol Santangelo) Hepatitis Med Coverage (Adrian Lopez) Patient Navigator Handout ACA & Hepatitis (Frank Winter)      

11-14-12 Queens Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights

Queens Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights November 14th (3-5 PM) DOHMH Jamaica Clinic: 90-37 Parsons Blvd, Jamaica In Attendance: Johanna Caicedo, Patient Navigator (jcaicedo@acqc.org); Marvin Siegel, Dir Clinical Services (marvin.s@TownTotal.com); Frank Winter (frank.winter@cms.hhs.gov); Nicole Bannister (nbannister@health.nyc.gov); Yelena Mullokandova <ymullokandova@health.nyc.gov>; Michael Simmons, Check Hep C Tester (msimmons@chnnyc.org); Miryah Morris (miryah_morris@vrtx.com); Gladys Jennerjahn (gjennerjahn@acqc.org); Steve Linick (SLinick@Echodrx.com); Greg Romen … Continue reading 11-14-12 Queens Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights

10-25-12 Hepatitis Health Care Access, Insurance & Medication Workgroup Meeting Highlights

Hepatitis Health Care Access, Insurance & Medication Workgroup Meeting Highlights Joint committee meeting of the NYC Hep C Task Force & Hep B Coalition October 25th, (3-5 PM) Long Island City Health Department Building: 42-09 28th Street (6-13) Workgroup Webpage: http://hepfree.nyc/health-care-access-insurance-medications-workgroup/ Workgroup outcomes posted on webpages:  http://hepfree.nyc/resources/health-care/ Tentative next meeting: Tuesday January 8th (3-5 PM) Beth Israel Union Square In attendance: Steven Linick … Continue reading 10-25-12 Hepatitis Health Care Access, Insurance & Medication Workgroup Meeting Highlights

10-17-12 Bronx Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights

10-17-12 Bronx Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights Wednesday October 17th (3 – 5 PM) Lincoln Medical Center: 234 East 149th St. – 1st Floor Conference Center – Room 4 Task Force Website: www.HepFree.nyc In Attendance: See Below Hep C Task Force Evaluation 2012! If you did not complete during the meeting, please do so online! 2 chances to win $100 … Continue reading 10-17-12 Bronx Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights

9-25-12 Staten Island Hep B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

Staten Island Hep B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights Tuesday September 25th (9:30-11:30 AM) 25 Victory Blvd, Staten Island In Attendance: See below Meeting Highlights Staten Island Hep C Patient Support Group – Task Force discussion about how to support and advertise this group Group Leaders: Steve Loggins, SIUH MMTP (718)226-3826 or Mario Lamboy, Positive … Continue reading 9-25-12 Staten Island Hep B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance

Harm Reduction Coalition is spearheading a new NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance focusing on Advocacy. The Alliance meets Quarterly at Harm Reduction Coalition To Learn More Contact: Hadiyah Charles, Hep C Advocacy Manager – Harm Reduction Coalition – hcharles@harmreduction.org Resources: For Hep C Testers For Linkage to Care Providers: Outreach & Patient Navigators … Continue reading NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance

7-19-12 NYC Hepatitis B Coalition Meeting Highlights

Click Here to View Full Meeting Notes Online Sources/Attachments to Meeting Notes NYU B FREE CEED Hepatitis B Video PSA: Chinese Version & Korean Version Hepatitis B: City Health Information (CHI)  NYC Hepatitis B Surveillance Overview – Janette Yung, MPH, Public Health Epidemiologist, NYC DOHMH      (NYC Hepatitis B Surveillance_7.19.12_Slides) Flushing Hepatitis B Service Organizations: New York … Continue reading 7-19-12 NYC Hepatitis B Coalition Meeting Highlights

4-27-12 Staten Island Hepatitis B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

Friday April 27 (9:30 AM – 11:40AM) 25 Victory Blvd, Staten Island – 3rd floor Next Meeting: Thursday May 31st (9:30-11:30 AM) 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd Floor Special Announcement! Free Hepatitis B Workshop and Screening on Staten Island. Provided by American Cancer Society. Partners: Gilead, Liu Foundation. Saturday, May 5th, 2012 (10am – 1pm). Location: New China Buffet, Hylan Plaza; … Continue reading 4-27-12 Staten Island Hepatitis B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

5-31-12: Staten Island Hepatitis B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

May 31st (9:30-11:30 AM) 25 Victory Blvd. 3rd Floor Next Meeting Date: TBD – please stay tuned! In attendance: see below Meeting Highlights Providing Viral Hepatitis Medical Care on Staten Island – Adedayo Adedeji, MD – Staten Island University Hospital ID Clinic & Private Practice Treats HIV/HCV Co-infected patients in ID Clinic. Currently program not able to take mono-infected … Continue reading 5-31-12: Staten Island Hepatitis B & C Task Force Meeting Highlights

6-28-12 Hepatitis Health Care Access & Insurance Workgroup – Meeting Highlights!

Workgroup of the NYC Hepatitis B Coalition & NYC Hepatitis C Task Force Thursday June 28th (3-5 PM) CMS Office: 26 Federal Plaza – 38th floor In Attendance: See Below Please Consider Attending a Future Meeting! Meeting is for those working directly on Health Care Access, Insurance & Care/Treatment/Medication Coverage. Contact njohnso2@health.nyc.gov to join Future Meeting … Continue reading 6-28-12 Hepatitis Health Care Access & Insurance Workgroup – Meeting Highlights!

Hep Free NYC Faith Based Outreach Initiative

Details The mission of the initiative is to connect Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), and those with interest and experience in Faith Based outreach, to raise awareness about hepatitis in faith communities.  The committee develops and implements activities, such as holding awareness events or hosting speakers at faith community gatherings. Get Involved If you would like … Continue reading Hep Free NYC Faith Based Outreach Initiative

Health Care Access, Insurance & Medications Workgroup

There a  multitude of challenges involved in helping Hepatitis B & C patients access proper Health Care; obtain and maintain Health Insurance, and ensure consistent affordable medication coverage through treatment. This Workgroup was brought together in February 2012 by the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services and the NYC Health Department Office of Viral Hepatitis … Continue reading Health Care Access, Insurance & Medications Workgroup

3-28-12 Jamaica Queens Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights

Jamaica Queens Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights March 28th 2012 (3-5 PM) Jamaica DOHMH Clinic: 90-37 Parsons Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11432 – Lower level The NYC Hepatitis C Task Force is a city-wide network of service providers and advocates concerned with hepatitis C and related issues. The groups come together to learn, share information and … Continue reading 3-28-12 Jamaica Queens Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights

4-4-2012 African Hepatitis B & C Subcommittee Inaugural Meeting Highlights

African Hepatitis B & C Subcommittee Inaugural Meeting Highlights Joint Subcommittee of the NYC Hepatitis B Coalition & Hepatitis C Task Force April 4th (2-5 PM) – African Services Committee 429 West 127th Street, NY 10027 In attendance: See Below. Stay connected through the ‘NYC Hepatitis B & C Community Coalitions Linkedin Group’ and the ‘NYC Liver Health Facebook … Continue reading 4-4-2012 African Hepatitis B & C Subcommittee Inaugural Meeting Highlights

2-15-12 Brooklyn Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights

Brooklyn Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights Wednesday February 15th (3-5 PM) Brooklyn Public Library, Pacific Branch: 25 Fourth Ave The NYC Hepatitis C Task Force is a city-wide network of service providers and advocates concerned with hepatitis C and related issues. The groups come together to learn, share information and resources, network, and identify … Continue reading 2-15-12 Brooklyn Hepatitis C Task Force Meeting Highlights

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