News & Events
New Podcast on Healthcare Provider Diversion/Substitution from NY One & Only Campaign
The New York One & Only Campaign is pleased to share a new podcast on healthcare provider drug diversion and substitution, featuring an interview by New York State Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD, JD, with national expert and consultant on diversion Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN. New shares her insights on diversion and how it contributes to unsafe injections, how facilities can spot potential diverters, and how they can start anti-diversion programs. She also explores how individual practitioners can keep the workplace and patients safe by vigilance when diversion becomes a concern.
One & Only Campaign Materials Shared at Several Health Fairs in Nassau County, NY
One & Only Campaign educational materials were "front and center" at two August Fidelis Health events in Nassau County, NY. Sabrina Gardner, Director of the Diabetes Health and Wellness Academy of New York City, poses (on left) with a colleague, holding up the One & Only Campaign insulin pen safety poster. Sabrina reports that she had many great conversations with families about the need to dedicate one insulin pen to one person at all times, even if multiple family members in the home have diabetes. About 120 people attended this particular event. More events are planned through the early fall. Thanks, Sabrina, for your tireless efforts in helping the NY One & Only Campaign get the word out about injection safety and insulin pen safety!
New! July 2015 Injection Safety Newsletter
The Injection Safety Newsletter is an update of activities and events the New York One & Only Campaign has been involved in, published twice yearly. Please click here to learn more about Campaign activities and the efforts of our New York One & Only Campaign workgroup toward ensuring safe injections in all healthcare settings.
NY One & Only Campaign Visits "Beat the Odds!" Educational Forum on Breast Cancer
The New York One & Only Campaign was pleased to distribute the One & Only Campaign's new oncology-related flyers at the August 4 educational conference on breast cancer, held by "To Life!", an organization dedicated to the wellbeing of current and former cancer patients. The brand-new flyers entitled " Do You Provide Treatment for Patients With Cancer?" outlines injection safety principles that healthcare providers must adhere to, to ensure the safety of oncology patients. Please review the new materials by following this link.
NY Workgroup Member HONOReform Speaks With ASCs About Injection Safety
New York One & Only Campaign advisory workgroup member HONOReform (Hepatitis Outbreaks National Organization for Reform) has done recent outreach to the ambulatory surgical setting in two different US states, regarding the injection safety message of the national One & Only Campaign. One of those states was neighboring Connecticut. Take a look at the video blog filed by HONOReform regarding the vitally important conversations had with respect to patient safety and safe injections.