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News & Events

Check back with us to keep up with the latest news, trainings, events and more.

CME/CEU Opportunity – MAT Learning Collaborative: Session 3

Join us for session three of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Learning Collaborative: Buprenorphine Induction and Management – Advanced Topics Details Monday, April 15th, 2019 4:00 – 6:00 PM Regina McGinn, MD Medical Education Center 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten...

Staten Island PPS and MIT Collaborate to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Watch as Ashley Blauvelt, Managing Director, Strategic Initiative & Operations at Staten Island PPS and Dr. Anne Quaadgras, Director, Initiative for Health Systems Innovation and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management discuss how we’re working together...

Join us: Become a Safe Prescribing Champion

In 2018, 105 lives were lost to the opioid epidemic on Staten Island. Staten Island Performing Provider System is calling doctors, nurse practitioners, pain management specialists, pharmacists and other prescribers on Staten Island to Take the Safe Prescriber...

MAT Learning Collaborative Session 2: March 18th

Join us for session two of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Learning Collaborative: Screenings, Assessment, and Admission Requirements Details Monday, March 18th, 2019 4:00 – 6:00 PM Regina McGinn, MD Medical Education Center 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten...

NEW Lean Training, Starting March 11th

The philosophy behind lean is simple, continuous improvement with the removal of waste and inefficiencies. Lean is an ever-evolving philosophy used extensively in healthcare that is based on proven principles and methods that incorporate a compilation of world-class...

Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches you how to identify signs of mental health distress, or substance use issues in your community. It will help you understand people’s challenges or crises and show you how to respond effectively. Improved ability to...

Medical Interpreter Training Starting February 20th

This training provides high quality medical interpreting training to bilingual staff and volunteers who are working or would like to work in medical and other community settings. These medical interpreter training programs are instructed in both language-specific and...

Success Story: Wellth

In March of 2018, Staten Island PPS teamed up with Wellth, who created a patient-facing mobile app that motivates patients to control their diabetes. Since the program started, many people, including Mr. G, have been impacted. “Mr. G was first referred to me by...

Grant Funding Opportunity

“Take Your Neighbor to the Doctor” Are you a local faith-based or cultural organization? Join us on January 22nd for a luncheon to discuss a grant program called “Take your Neighbor to the Doctor”! This project hopes to connect people to their...

December 2018 Newsletter

What’s been happening at Staten Island PPS this month? Check out our December newsletter to find out! We went to the College of Staten Island’s Celestial Ball, where Staten Island PPS was honored, we went to the IHI: Institute for Healthcare...

December 2018: Upcoming and Ongoing Training Opportunities

Stay up-to-date with all of our latest training opportunities for PPS partner employees! You could take part in Medical Interpreter Training, Motivational Interviewing, and more. Click to see what your upcoming and ongoing training opportunities...

Success Story: HEALTHi

Mr. B. is a 52 year old male living in Staten Island. He has a history of alcoholism and substance abuse. In 2015 Mr. B. suffered a stroke and as a result, has weakness on his right side including his arms and legs. Mr. B recently lived in a local park, where he...