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Robert Holden Dec 5
Congratulations to Jessica Tisch on being named commissioner of . As Chair of , I look forward to working with her in implementing important items like Text-to-911, fixing the 311 system and reforming DoITT’s bureaucracy.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Dec 4
We will be reading this report closely. Many thanks for sending it our way.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 20
Replying to @NYCCouncilTech
Two physicians are now testifying that electronic health records are not effective. Both said that EHRs make physicians’ jobs more difficult, reduce patients’ access to care, divert revenue into the hands of special interests, and there is no proof of improved quality of care.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 20
Chair brings up digital security, and the administration says that all data contained in electronic health records is encrypted, and all devices used by hospitals and clinics are also encrypted.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 20
Chair leads off the questioning of by asking about the budget and timeline of Epic Electronic Health Records implementation. The administration says it is on track to meet its December deadline without exceeding its $1.05 billion budget.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 20
Our joint oversight hearing with the Committee on Hospitals is about to begin! Stay tuned for updates throughout the hearing as we review the city’s usage of electronic health records.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 13
“A planned state-of-the-art digital system is at least five years away, officials conceded during a City Council hearing. Meanwhile, an interim set-up that would allow people to text emergency operators is more than a year and a half overdue.”
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 13
“New York’s new 911 text messaging system will finally arrive next summer, two years late and millions over budget, city officials admitted Tuesday.”
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
Replying to @BobHoldenNYC
After the administration panel ended, asked “is anyone from the administration going to stay to hear the rest of the panelists?” They continued to head for the door.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
The administration tells Chair that text-to-911 implementation is expected in June 2020. Chair points out that this was not the original timeline. The administration says “the system had some issues.”
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
Replying to @NYCCouncilTech
In three yearly reports from 2016 to 2018, DoITT submitted nearly identical information about the program, indicating no progress was made. New Jersey has already implemented text-to-911 features, along with 9 counties in New York outside the city.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
Replying to @NYCCouncilTech
While questioning the administration, Chair Holden expresses disappointment that New York City has not made much progress on implementing its “Next Generation 9-1-1” system.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
Replying to @NYCCouncilTech
Their moving stories illustrate the dire need for other methods of contacting authorities during emergencies, especially for those who cannot talk to an operator on the phone.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
For the first panel, we are hearing from several deaf and hard-of-hearing New Yorkers who have been involved in situations where they needed to call 9-1-1 but couldn’t.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Nov 12
The Technology Committee, jointly with the Fire & Emergency Management and Public Safety Committees, is about to begin its oversight hearing on NYC’s next generation 9-1-1 system. Follow along for updates throughout the hearing!
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Oct 8
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New York City Council Committee on Technology retweeted
Brad Lander Oct 7
Thank you to these courageous tenants from Atlantic Plaza Towers who are leading our city to take seriously the harms of facial recognition technology. Grateful for your strong testimony to today and looking forward to working together more
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Oct 7
Replying to @NYCCouncilTech
Some tenants said the bills do not go far enough, calling for a moratorium on the use of biometric tech on residential properties because of discrimination and privacy concerns. Others called for the outright ban of this tech until the city can properly regulate it.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Oct 7
The other two bills on the agenda are Int. 1170 by to require businesses to notify customers of biometric tech use, and Int. 1672 by to require property owners to submit registration statements regarding the use of biometric tech on the premises.
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New York City Council Committee on Technology Oct 7
Replying to @bradlander
The committees are now hearing from tenants who are expressing concerns over facial recognition and other electronic systems used for entry into residences. ’s bill would require landlords of such buildings to also provide a standard key to its tenants.
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