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Highlights from the October 10th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Oct 10

Highlights from the October 10th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's meeting of the Public Health Council featured a discussion of two Determination of Need (DoN) requests from area health care facilities, and an informational briefing on a proposed amendment   …Continue Reading Highlights from the October 10th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the September 19th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Sep 19

Highlights from the September 19th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's meeting of the Public Health Council featured a discussion of two separate Determination of Need (DON) applications from Massachusetts hospitals and a vote on emergency amendments to regulations   …Continue Reading Highlights from the September 19th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the August 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Aug 9

Highlights from the August 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's Public Health Council meeting featured a series of discussions and informational presentations on public health trends and issues facing the Commonwealth. First, the Council heard a presentation from Dr. Madeleine   …Continue Reading Highlights from the August 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the July 11th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jul 11

Highlights from the July 11th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Today's Public Health Council featured two informational presentations from DPH subject matter experts. First the Council heard a summary of findings from a new DPH report released today, entitled "Trends   …Continue Reading Highlights from the July 11th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the June 13th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jun 13

Highlights from the June 13th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's Public Health Council featured a series of informational updates and the consideration of two Determination of Need (DoN) requests. First, the Council voted to approve a DoN request   …Continue Reading Highlights from the June 13th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on May 9

Highlights from the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month, the Council took up a Determination of Need request for two hospitals in Lowell, and heard informational presentations from the Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality as   …Continue Reading Highlights from the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the April 11th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Apr 12

Highlights from the April 11th Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month, the Public Health Council took up two pending Determination of Need (DON) issues, and got a sneak preview of an innovative social marketing campaign which will soon be underway   …Continue Reading Highlights from the April 11th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the March 21st Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Mar 21

Highlights from the March 21st Public Health Council Meeting

Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's meeting of the Public Health Council featured an informational presentation from the DPH Medical Director, the consideration of two Determination of Need requests from Massachusetts health care facilities.   …Continue Reading Highlights from the March 21st Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the February 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Feb 9

Highlights from the February 8th Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's meeting of the Public Health Council featured a range of discussions related to Determination of Need (DON) requests, a vote on proposed amendments to certain Environmental Health regulations,   …Continue Reading Highlights from the February 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the January 11th, Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jan 11

Highlights from the January 11th, Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Today's Public Health Council agenda included two discussions of pending Determination of Need applications, as well as a comprehensive update on one of the key initiatives currently underway at the   …Continue Reading Highlights from the January 11th, Public Health Council Meeting