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Process Redesign Rethinks Approaches to SUD Referrals

August 13, 2017

Workshop participants discuss real-time solutions and the “future state.” Following the success of the first Substance Use Disorder (SUD) workshop on May 19, 2017 (newsletter article here), MHVC held a deeper dive session on July 25, 2017, in Tarrytown, with participants representing seven organizations, and MHVC team members. “We built upon the energy and synergy…

NYSDOH Announces “VBP University”: Online and Bootcamps

August 13, 2017

Increase your knowledge or get a certificate in Value-Based Payment. Value-Based Payment (VBP) is a fundamental part of DSRIP, and now partners can be recognized for their learning and mastery of the subject. NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) has just announced the launch of VBP University — an online, educational resource created to raise awareness,…

Learning from Experience: Partners Share BH Integration Successes and Challenges

June 28, 2017

BH Learning Collaborative #2 Focuses on Lessons Learned. In November 2016, MHVC’s first Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative set the stage for the challenges ahead, as participants shared concerns with their colleagues and learned techniques to help with problem-solving and work flows. By the time 98 participants met on June 8, 2017, for the second Behavioral…

MHVC Announces CBO Funding Opportunities Supporting Communities of Care

May 31, 2017

MHVC CBO Integration Strategy to strengthen the region. A core principle of MHVC’s integrated delivery system is deepening our understanding of the role that CBOs play in the region. Throughout DY1 and DY2 MHVC has engaged CBOs as part of our program planning and workforce training efforts, including our emphasis on PDSA training to promote…

MHVC Announces “What Matters” Campaign

May 31, 2017

Initiative supports worldwide “What Matters Day,” June 6. MHVC is proud to announce its participation in the worldwide “What Matters to You” initiative, which was introduced by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in 2012. MHVC Medical Director Dr. Damara Gutnick, said, “‘What Matters to You’ exemplifies MHVC’s patient-centered focus and frames our efforts to…

Plan-Do-Study-Act: Fall Launch for MHVC’s PDSA Toolkit

May 31, 2017

Middletown shows what PDSAs can do. Over the past year, MHVC and its Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) team have been meeting with and training partners on this practical problem-solving technique. Just as the PDSA cycle provides partners with a process for learning and improvement, the team has continued to learn as well while deploying PDSA training in…

Answering the Question: “What does DSRIP mean to me?”

May 31, 2017

  MHVC Workforce Communication and Engagement Toolkit launched in April. You are doing the work and seeing results, but do your front-desk staff and technicians know that DSRIP is more than an acronym? Does everyone in your organization understand DSRIP’s long-term goals and why you are doing these projects? Based on the latest results of…


2018 DSRIP PPS Learning Symposium: Abstracts due August 28, 2017

NYSDOH is accepting submissions to present innovative DSRIP transformation work at the DSRIP PPS Learning Symposium in February 2018 in Staten Island, NY. If your organization is interested in submitting a proposal please contact MHVC at montefiorehvc@montefiore.org with the subject line: NYS Call for Proposals.

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

In 2011 the United States Breastfeeding Committee proclaimed August as National Breastfeeding Month.

Read about LHVPN's Baby Café in Rockland County here.

NYSARH 2017 Conference, September 14-15

The New York State Association of Rural Health will hold its annual conference at Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, September 14-15, 2017. Register here.

“What Matters To You” -- WMTY Campaign

"What matters to you?" sunglasses remind us to use patient-focused lenses. Check out our new WMTY page under the COMMUNITY tab, here!

2017 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00-8:00 pm
Grand Hall, Tishman Learning Center, 111 E. 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467

Join over 100 NYC RING participating clinicians, researchers, and investigators as they showcase practice-based research and quality improvement activities and discuss opportunities for collaboration. Convocation submissions are due Friday, October 6, 2017. Please contact Mariel Connolly, mariel.connolly@einstein.yu.edu, and read more here.

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