Webinar: Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaboratives

On August 19, the Schuyler Center presented a webinar with representatives from the New York State Department of Health to explain the Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaboratives (MICHC) program.  These collaboratives are designed to maximize resources, support innovation and build the evidence base for public health outcomes for high-need women and infants.  The webinar…

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Webinar – Home Visiting Financing: Practical Applications from the Blending and Braiding Toolkit now available

The toolkit, Blending and Braiding for Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York, helps home visiting programs learn new ways to bring funding streams together to support programming.  The toolkit can be used to understand key funding streams, how to access those streams and the appropriate uses and limitations of the funding streams.  During this…

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Confidentiality and Insurance: Making sure people feel safe using their health insurance

Patient confidentiality is a cornerstone of health care but what is less understood is how insurance companies protect patient confidentiality in their communications with policy holders and members.  Schuyler Center is working with Raising Women’s Voices, Family Planning Advocates of NY, New York Civil Liberties Union, Department of Financial Services, and other stakeholders to identify…

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New York State’s new Pre-K Program

Schuyler Center, with our Ready for Kindergarten, Ready for College partners has reviewed the new Pre-K budget language. Please see the key elements of this new program here. The New York State Education Department has also posted an overview, available at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/meetings/2014/April2014/UPK42814.pdf Audio of Pre-K Elements Conference Call  May 8, 2014:

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