Status of New York’s stock epinephrine legislation:
The stock epinephrine bill A07791 was referred to the Assembly Health Committee on June 4, 2013.
The 2-year New York legislative session that began January 9, 2013, is currently in recess and will reconvene on January 9, 2014. The session will continue until January 7, 2015. Legislation not passed by that time will not carry over and must be reintroduced.
Madeline Lillie, MD, PhD, MS of Buffalo Amherst Allergy Associates
Janice McPhee, RN of Ballston Spa Central School District
Ballston Spa, NY
Robert Mittman, MD
Patricia Smith, NP, AE-C
Colleen Foley, RN of Covert Avenue School
Theresa Bingemann, MD of Rochester General Health System and Cora Conklin
Rochester, NY and Henrietta, NY
Judy Hoffman, RN
Rita Molloy, RN
New York, NY
New York, NY
Howard Ritz, MPAS, PA-C of Allergy and Asthma Treatment Center
Maureen Mackenzie of John S. Hobart Elementary School
Sample ACE Team Activity:
Ms. Molloy participated as a faculty member on the New York Regional Anaphylaxis Advisory Board at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. The Advisory Board’s purpose was to identify regional perspectives on the challenges of anaphylaxis, uncover knowledge and practice gaps in the recognition of patients at risk for anaphylaxis, explore regional anaphylaxis guidelines and initiatives and how they have impacted the community, and identify strategies and tactics to raise anaphylaxis awareness among Health Care Providers and the lay public.
Dr. Shrikhande and Jon Terry held an ACE presentation to the Seneca Waters Boy Scouts of America on June 12, 2013 to raise awareness about anaphylaxis risks at summer camps. Emphasis was placed on insect stings and food allergies.
Mr. Ritz facilitated an information seminar about anaphylaxis and its treatment for parents, teachers, school nurses, emergency first responders and others.
Jon Terry uploaded a summary about the ACE training “Epi Everywhere! Every Day!” to his organization’s website (Allergy Advocacy Association), commenting that the video is clear, concise and free of ‘doctor speak’.
Questions about state legislation, ACE activities or getting involved?
About Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACEs):
Anaphylaxis Community Experts is a national, award-winning education, advocacy and outreach partnership program developed and hosted by AANMA and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, sponsored by Mylan Specialty, LP.