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Staten Island Family Advocating For New Artificial Intelligence Program That Aims To Prevent Drug Overdoses

So many families have felt the pain of losing a loved one to a drug overdose, and now, new artificial intelligence technology is being used to help prevent such tragedies.

“When you have a family member who lives this lifestyle, it’s a call you always know could come,” Megan Wohltjen said.

Cusick promotes program to prevent veteran suicide

“On Veteran’s Day, Assemblyman Michael Cusick is working with the Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS) to promote a program that helps servicemembers transition to civilian life and aims to prevent veteran suicide.

The Expiration of Term of Service (ETS) sponsorship pairs servicemembers with sponsors who live in their post-military hometown as they’re preparing to leave the United States Military.”

‘Hotspotting the Opioid Crisis’: Here’s how artificial intelligence will identify those at-risk for an overdose

Using artificial intelligence, the SI PPS and the MIT Sloan School of Management developed a predictive analytic program that will pull data from more than 70 providers and partners on Staten Island to identify who is at highest risk of an overdose.

Once identified – using data about pre-existing conditions, prescriptions, justice involvement, law enforcement and more – it will deliver peer-led, person-centered services to individuals where they are.

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Reducing Sepsis Hospitalisations through a Standardized Quality Improvement Program in Skilled Nursing Facilities

A sepsis quality improvement program (SQIP) in a long-term care setting could reduce avoidable hospitalizations and offer cost savings. The SQIP reported is a complex intervention and needs to be methodologically understood as such. The intervention shows promise and important insights into its implementation and evaluation have been developed which would be helpful in further evaluation.

Free program aims to tackle home health-care needs on Staten Island

“In response to the growing need for home health-care workers on Staten Island amid the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and vaccine mandates, a local non-profit will soon kick off its first virtual home health aide training program.

Staten Island Performing Provider System (PPS) received more than 200 responses to its initial outreach seeking enrollment for its free Certified Home Health Aide Training Program, taught by the City University of New York City College of Technology

Preventing Opioid Overdose: From Prediction to Operationalization

The opioid epidemic remains a significant public health challenge in the US. A catalyst for reducing the incidence of opioid-related harm could be the development and operationalization of patient risk stratification models. 

A Handle on Heroin

March 20, 2019 | MetroFocus