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The August monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured an amended Determination of Need (DoN) request and a pair of votes on final amendments to regulations.

First, the Council took up an application from North Shore Medical Center for a significant amendment to an existing Determination of Need request concerning their Salem and Lynn campuses. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the application.

Next, the Council considered a request for final promulgation of proposed amendments to 105 CMR 205.000, Minimum Standards Governing Medical Records and the Conduct of Physical Examinations in Correctional Facilities. The Council voted to approve the request.

Finally, the Council took up a request for final promulgation of proposed amendments to 105 CMR 720.000, List of Interchangeable Drug Products. The Council voted to approve that request as well.

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