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WMTY Around MHVC: June 6th Launches “WMTY for Everyone”

May 31, 2018

Throughout MHVC, WMTY is for everyone, not just for patients. Over the past year, MHVC partners have asked “What Matters to You?” and received answers that have helped improve the workplace, administration, human resources, policies, and staff retention. “Asking WMTY feels different,” said Dr. Damara Gutnick, MHVC Medical Director. “It elicits a deeper, more honest,…

Provider/Staff Capacity Survey Results Due Soon: Goal is fostering culturally competent and engaged staff

May 31, 2018

A live webinar on February 9 launched MHVC’s Provider/Staff Capacity Survey, designed by MHVC’s Cultural Competency/Health Literacy (CCHL) Workgroup. According to Joan Chaya, MHVC Director, Workforce Development and Management, “The results will be used to provide partners with data needed to accomplish the goals associated with building an integrated delivery system and fostering a culturally…

Ready to Use and to Bill: OASAS-Approved SBIRT Training Has Immediate Impact

May 31, 2018

Two more sessions in June and September. In our November 2017 MHVC Newsletter (link here), we introduced our instructor-led training on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders. “This training offers providers a set…

MHVC Newsletter Special Edition Highlights All-PPS Learning Symposium

April 13, 2018

In a special edition of the MHVC newsletter — link here — MHVC has gathered personal perspectives and summarized key learnings from the all-PPS DSRIP Learning Symposium. Held over three days, February 6-8, 2018, on Staten Island, participants met national and international experts who delivered inspirational and aspirational keynotes and workshops.

Connecting the DSRIP Dots: How Nyack is Embracing DSRIP

January 30, 2018

MAX, workshops, training, Innovation Grants make a robust toolbox. When Alice Cronin, Chief System and Transformation Officer of Nyack Hospital, gave her team’s feedback at MHVC’s November Emergency Department (ED) Care Triage Workshop, it was clear that there was much more going on than just enthusiasm for a training session. In fact, Nyack Hospital is…

Trio of Workshops Address ED Care Triage and Social Determinants of Health

January 30, 2018

MHVC offers the third session on January 31, 2018. In its efforts to provide continuing support to the seven hospitals participating in the ED Care Triage Project, MHVC has hosted a series of workshops to support development of an integrated delivery system. The seven hospitals — Montefiore New Rochelle, Montefiore Mt. Vernon, Nyack, St. John’s,…

Get Hooked Up! Link to HealthLink Improves Coordination

January 30, 2018

MHVC recognizes 23 partners who have bidirectional connections. Connecting to a Qualified Entity (QE), also known as a Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO), helps providers deliver better-coordinated care to their patients by providing quick and easy access to the information that is needed from other providers outside of one’s healthcare organization. The goal of HealthlinkNY…


July is UV Safety Month

The MHVC team dons its WMTY patient-focused lenses and tees to wish you a safe, fun-filled summer!

WMTY Day is June 6th -- and EVERY Day!

Webinars, training, launches, events! The WMTY page has details and our "Online Toolkit" with resources from MHVC and around the world.

Share your WMTY story! Take our WMTY survey and receive a special WMTY gift as thanks.

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.

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