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“What Partners Want”: Details of Rockland and Orange CofC Kick-Off Meetings

September 28, 2018

Regional Communities of Care identify localized needs. MHVC’s inaugural Communities of Care (CoC) forums were developed as an “umbrella” for activities around provider engagement and performance improvement involving organizations within the same region. The first two forums, which were announced in the MHVC Summer 2018 Newsletter, were held in May in Rockland and Orange Counties,…

At Breakfast-and-Learn, “Speed-Dating” Makes Matches

September 28, 2018

Partners learn about each other and about local resources. At the Rockland County Community of Care (CofC) meeting convened earlier in the year, partners told the MHVC team that they wanted to get to know each other, and the available resources in their community, better. “It was important to us that our local partners told…

Keeping Up With the “People Side of Change”

September 28, 2018

35 MHVC partners certified as change management practitioners. It was clear that DSRIP would bring change to the MHVC network. MHVC recognized that how change is implemented can make the difference between short-term success and long-term sustainability. As Dr. Damara Gutnick, MHVC Medical Director, explained, “It’s easy to say, ‘don’t resist change, embrace it.’ We…

CHW Apprenticeship Program Responds to Workforce Need

September 28, 2018

Remotely hosted training program, designed with Hostos, underway with two partners. After a year of development, the newly-launched MHVC training program for Community Health Worker (CHW) apprentices is underway at two partner sites and is proving to be a viable template for future MHVC workforce training programs. Maria Gerena, MHVC Workforce Development Manager, credits MHVC…

Project ECHO Brings Alzheimer’s Expertise to Practitioners

September 28, 2018

CEAD applies ECHO’s technology and hub-and-spoke system. When Jessica Zwerling, MD, Director of the Montefiore Hudson Valley Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (CEAD), heard about Project ECHO(Extension of Community Healthcare Outcomes) it was a natural fit for CEAD’s mission. “One the the goals of the State Department of Health in providing funding for CEADs…

Peds PCPs Learn to Call Project TEACH for Mental Health Services

September 28, 2018

Free, unlimited consultations, referrals, and training “brings the teaching to us where we are in the community.” Michele Bailey-Ingram MD, had never heard of Project TEACH (Training and Education for the Advancement of Children’s Health) before she received a flyer last year for CME programs at her Mayfield Pediatrics practice. The programs were free and…

MHVC Launches “Communities of Care” for Rockland and Orange: New initiative will focus on regional continuums to promote integrated care

July 31, 2018

“Excited” was the word that best described the reaction of partners invited to MHVC’s inaugural Communities of Care (CoC) forums, according to Marlene Ripa, MHVC’s Director of Network Design and Administration. “MHVC developed the CoC as an ‘umbrella’ for activities around provider engagement and performance improvement involving organizations within the same region,” said Ripa. “Our…


2018 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5-8 PM
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown, 455 S Broadway

This year's keynote speaker is Helen Bevan, the Chief Transformation Officer of the UK National Health Service. Her presentation will highlight key success factors for large scale changes in health and healthcare. For general information regarding the 2018 NYC RING Convocation, click here.

MHVC a Finalist at SDH Innovation Summit

Damara Gutnick, MD (MHVC), and Amanda Parsons, MD, MBA (MHS), presented Addressing SDH: A Three Pronged Approach at the SDH Innovation Summit on September 26th. The proposal, one of 9 finalists from over 200 submissions, highlighted MHVC’s Innovation Fund work, WMTY implementation, VBP training, ROI calculator, and standardized SDH screening implemented by MHS. View the MHVC presentation here.

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WMTY Day is EVERY Day!

The WMTY page is your "Online Toolkit" with resources from MHVC and around the world. Take our WMTY survey and share your WMTY story!

Get your team ready with these WMTY buttons!

Launch of New WMTY Videos

MHVC is sharing some videos put together by our WMTY friends in British Columbia. This short video contains tips and tools on how you can embed this question into every day practice. This video and others on the linked page can be shared to explain the importance of "What Matters to You?" and help health care providers and their patients share meaningful conversations.

Like what you see? Share a post on social media! Wear your WMTY button, take a photo of your activities today, or share your thoughts about the initiative. Tag your post with #WMTY18 so we can find it!


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