Telephone Teach-Ins

January 21: How to Plan for a Funeral and Know Your Rights

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020; Time: 10:00 am—11:00 am

Speaker: Elvira Hoffman, former President of the Funeral Consumer’s Alliance of Long Island and New York City, Inc.

Funeral Needs Know Your Rights (brochure)

Form: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Bureau of Funeral Directing: Appointment of Agent to Control Disposition of Remains

Patients Advocates Telephone Teach-in for JAN 2020 Flyer

To listen to a recorded playback of this session, please click HERE for a recording. (The call begins at the 10 minute mark)

December 10: Patients Rights Telephone Teach In

Join us for the December 10, Telephone Teach in!

December 10, 2019. 10-11 am

Flyer: DEC 10 Telephone Teach in: Patients Rights Forum

Documents for the meeting: Sample Hospital Referral Information Card; Improving Hospital Communication with Patients and Their Caregivers (3)

Session Moderator: Marcus Harazin, Coordinator of the Patients Advocates Program for the New York StateWide Senior Action Council

To listen to a recorded playback of Decembers Teach-in: Dial-in number +1 712-832-8330; Access code 396 0101

The link to the recording is: https://hello.freeconference.com/recording/attachment/key/6bd4c38fbb61049659c6ff846730403dc9569d89.mp3


Nov 19 Telephone Teach in: Community Health Information Exchanges and Your Electronic Medical Records: What You Need to Know

Date: Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019; Time: 10:00 am—11:00 am

Theme: Community Health Information Exchanges and Your Electronic Medical Records: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Samantha Ahlfeld, Account Manager, Health Information Exchange Network of New York (HIXNY)

November 2019 Presentation Document



For the recorded playback of this month’s session. Dial-in number 1-712-832-8330; Access code 855 4497



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