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Highlights of the August 12th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Aug 12

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a vote on a Determination of Need (DoN) request, a series of informational briefings on proposed amendments to regulations, and a presentation to the Council from the Bureau of Infectious Disease. First, the Council took up   …Continue Reading Highlights of the August 12th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the June 10th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jun 10

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council included votes on two Determination of Need (DoN) requests followed by an informational update for the Council from the DPH Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality. First, the Council took up consideration of a Determination of   …Continue Reading Highlights of the June 10th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the May 13th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on May 13

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of informational updates and presentations from various DPH programs. First, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management Director Mary Clark provided an overview of DPH’s activities to support the health and medical aspects of the   …Continue Reading Highlights of the May 13th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, April 8, 2015 Posted on Apr 8

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a vote on one Determination of Need request and several informational presentations related to DPH initiatives and proposed regulations. First, the Council took up a request from Steward St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston for a significant   …Continue Reading Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, April 8, 2015

Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, March 11, 2015 Posted on Mar 11

The March meeting of the Public Health Council featured a new Chair, the consideration of one Determination of Need (DoN) request, and several informational presentations to the Council on a key DPH community initiative. Dr. Monica Bharel, the recently appointed DPH Commissioner chaired her first meeting of the Public   …Continue Reading Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, March 11, 2015

Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, December 10, 2014 Posted on Dec 10

The December monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured the consideration of one Determination of Need (DoN) request, two votes on final amendments to existing regulations, and an informational presentation to the Council on a key DPH community initiative. First, the Council took up   …Continue Reading Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, December 10, 2014

Highlights of the November 12th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Nov 12

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured an informational presentation for Council members on current Department activities, a briefing on pending proposed amendments to existing regulations, and final votes on revisions to two existing regulation as well as the creation of a new   …Continue Reading Highlights of the November 12th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Oct 9

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured deliberations on two pending proposed amendments to existing regulations, and a pair of informational presentations for Council members on current Department initiatives and activities. First, Associate Commissioner Suzanne Condon provided an update on public comments received on a series of   …Continue Reading Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the September 17th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Sep 17

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of three Determination of Need (DoN) requests, a status update on draft regulations related to immunizations, and two informational presentations on two key Department initiatives. The Council first took up a Determination of Need application with   …Continue Reading Highlights of the September 17th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights of the August 13th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Aug 13

The August monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured three Determination of Need (DoN) requests and a series of presentations and updates from the Department. First, the Council took up a Determination of Need request involving a transfer of ownership of Wing Memorial Hospital in   …Continue Reading Highlights of the August 13th Public Health Council Meeting