The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP) is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the specialty of Internal Medicine in New York State through education, advocacy and quality improvement. With offices in Albany, volunteer physician leaders across the State, a dedicated full-time staff, effective communications and local, regional and state-wide meetings, the New York Chapter is structured to respond to members as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Education                                                                                                       
We conduct local, regional and statewide educational programs that foster excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine

All Chapter Members Invited:

NYACP GALA
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hotel Thayer
674 Thayer Road

West Point, NY  10996

We hope you will join your Colleagues, Chapter Members and Leaders to celebrate ACP's 100 Years of Service.

Please go to Gala Page to RSVP and to submit an Essay.


NYACP Announces New Member Benefit

 

                

The New York Chapter Amercian College of Physicians is pleased to announced a new member benefit to help physicians comply with the I-STOP E-Prescribing Mandate effective March 27, 2015.                    

NYACP and DrFirst are working together to offer members a discount on a standalone e-prescribing solution.                                                                                                        
For more  information about the I-STOP e-prescribing mandate, DrFirst's standalone e-prescribing products and discount pricing for NYACP members only, please
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EBOLA UPDATE 
The Chapter will share all Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) updates issued by the NYS Dept. of Health.

NYACP Events:

Chapter Webinars

I-STOP and E-Prescribing:  Mandate Effective 3.27.15
Hosted by:  DrFirst

This webinar is scheduled for the following dates:
Friday, January 30, 2015
7:30am - 8:30am (EST)
Register Here

Monday, February 2, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm (EST)
Register Here

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

7:00pm - 8:00pm (EST)
Register Here

Topics to be covered: 
(1)  New York State Controlled Substance Epidemic
(2)  I-Stop Legislation & NYS Prescription Monitoring System (PMP)
(3)  Legend and Controlled Substance E-prescribing
(4)  Rcopia® and EPCS GoldSM 2.0 Demo


NYACP Scientific Meeting &
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Dinner

Friday, February 6, 2015
Register Here
Complete agenda and details on Annual Chapter Meeting Page

Weekend Board Review
Saturday, February 7- Sunday, February 8, 2015
Renaissance Westchester Hotel
80 West Red Oak Lane
West Harrison, NY  10604
Register Here
Complete agenda and details on Annual Chapter Meeting Page

 

Additional Events...

Advocacy

We advocate responsible public policy positions relating to health care for the benefit of the public, patients, our members and the medical profession. Our Advocacy focus includes regulatory agencies, the NYS Legislature, the Executive Office, insurance companies and other healthcare stakeholders.

Governor Cuomo Presents State of the State and New York State Budget

 

On January 21st, Governor Andrew Cuomo presented his $141.6 Billion proposed state budget. In the health area, the Governor proposed to continue and advance new approaches to healthcare delivery to control spending growth and improve health results. Of interest to our members, healthcare transformation utilizing federal waiver monies, awarded through DSRIP grants, seeks to reduce avoidable hospital use by 25% over the next five years. In addition, the CMS $100 million grant to implement the State Health Innovation Plan over a four year period builds upon Medicaid reform efforts and extends them to achieve similar outcomes across the entire health care system, both public and private.

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Quality/Practice Management

We serve members by providing education and resources to promote quality improvement activities that will enhance the delivery of patient care and the effectiveness and efficiency of physician practice.

Exploring New Payment Models: The NYACP, CMS, and Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative
 

NYACP continues to work on initiatives that target new payment models and assist members with practice transformation. There are two initiatives within TCPI: Practice Transformation Networks (PTN) will be formed by group practices, health care

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Residents & Medical Students

Access career counseling, networking, education, advocacy and communication resources to assist you on your path to Internal Medicine practice.

Resident and Medical Student Poster competition:
Winners for the NYACP Poster Competition held at the Resident and Medical Student Forum are posted online, check out the Residents and Medical Student winners!

NYACP's Dr's Dilemma Competition Winner
Congratulations to Stony Brook University School of Medicine for winning first place in the NYACP Dr's Dilemma Competition! Stony Brook University will represent New York at ACP's IM15 meeting in Boston, MA!

NYACP Gala:  Essay Competition -  Enter an essay in  "The Future of Medicine" category - for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Gala!



News Update

NYSDOH: Health Advisory: Update on Influenza Prevention, Surveillance and Control

E-Prescribing Deadline- March 27, 2015

Nurse Practitioner(NP) Attestation Form

Collective Negotiations Legislation

NYS Abuse Deterrent Formulation Legislation

What to Look For If the Diagnosis Isn't Ebola

The Current and Future State of Stroke Treatment


NYACP Recorded Webinars


E-Prescribing for Controlled Substance In New  York State

New York's Out-of-Network Coverage Law



Featured Membership Benefits

NYACP endorses and works with Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC) A mutual professional liability insurance company owned by the healthcare providers it insures. Risk Management "Tip of the Month"


NYACP Legal Counsel:

Laurie Cohen, Esq., Partner At Nixon Peabody LLP and the Chapter's attorney provides members with support and direction through articles and answering questions relevant to general practice.


ACP Clinical Shorts

Need a quick dose of clinical education? ACP's Clinical shorts are quick, high quality and convenient online video's.  You can earn CME and MOC points. To access, go to: http://clinical.playbackacp.com/

 

New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians
744 Broadway, Albany NY 12207
Tel: 518-427-0366
Fax: 518-427-1991
Email: info@nyacp.org