MAX Series Train-the-Trainer Workshops Begin

February 7, 2017

We have been reporting the past few months on the objectives and successes of the MAX Series and the two MHVC teams — St. Luke’s Cornwall and St. Joseph’s and their respective partners — that already participated. We are pleased to announce that one MHVC partner, HealthQuest, was selected to participate in the next round…

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Westchester Crisis Stabilization Forums Put Ideas into Action

February 2, 2017

Following the January 2017 release of the Hudson Valley DSRIP Cross-PPS Behavioral Health Crisis Stabilization Report (link here), MHVC, Westchester County and our partner PPSs are moving to act on recommendations in the report. Westchester County designed separate half-day sessions with featured speakers and breakouts for those providing services for adults and for children, held…

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MAX Series Update: MHVC ED Care Triage Implementation Workshop on March 2

February 1, 2017

MHVC has continued to report the results of the two ED super-utilizer focused Action Teams representing MHVC during the first Medicaid Accelerated Exchange (MAX) Series Program — St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital and St. Joseph’s Medical Center — and we want to provide an update and an exciting announcement. Given St. Luke’s and St. Joseph’s demonstrated…

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State’s MAX Series Final Report Cites MHVC Partners

January 27, 2017

At the end of January 2017, the Department of Health issued its final report on its groundbreaking eight-month MAX Series program. The report, DSRIP – Medicaid Accelerated eXchange (MAX) Series Program Final Report Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Services (link here), “highlights the work of 10 Action Teams who participated in the first year…

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“Patient Engagement: Tips for Primary Care Teams” Training

January 13, 2017

Continuing its emphasis on education and collaborative learning, MHVC presented a half-day session for primary care teams in Suffern on January 13, 2017. The session, “Patient Engagement: Tips for Primary Care Teams,” was designed to teach participants practical  evidence-based communication skills and introduce helpful resources that can be immediately applied to improve patient engagement .…

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Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative Learning Session 1

November 2, 2016

On November 1, 2016, 110 participants joined clinical co-leaders, Dr. Henry Chung and Dr. Damara Gutnick, for the first learning session of the MHVC Behavioral Health Learning Collaborative. The full-day event in Tarrytown was a rich mix of overview topics, team building, and breakout groups that addressed some of the challenges faced by behavioral health…

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