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MAX Results: How the Health Quest Care Management Team Changed to Change Lives

October 31, 2017

Patient success stories from the MAX Series. Thanks to the MAX Series, when Chanel Artist, RN, Community Care Manager and Certified Case Manager at Health Quest, tells the story it is far from a chart recitation. “Elderly female with a complex medical history” becomes “our case conference really worked and the team understood how to…

VBP University: Semesters 2 and 3 Available Now

September 29, 2017

In the July/August newsletter (link here) we introduced MHVC partners to the NYS Department of Health VBP University and the many resources available to transition your practice to value-based payment (VBP). VBP University is an online, educational resource created to raise awareness, knowledge and expertise in the move to VBP. It combines informational videos and…

Anti-Vaping Education Gets Legislator’s Assistance

September 29, 2017

US Rep. Nita Lowey leads roundtable discussion. Ellen Morehouse knows first-hand about the rise in e-cigarette use and the dangers of youth smoking. Morehouse, Executive Director of Student Assistance Services Corp. (SAS), an MHVC partner in White Plains, NY, met with Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) and other area leaders in August to discuss e-cigarette use…

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 Offers Access to “School for Change Agents”

The School for Change Agents is a global online learning community led by the Horizons Group-National Health System (UK), a cohort that aims to support health care colleagues to think differently about how effective change practice can lead to better outcomes for patients. It is offering five different webinars  at 10 AM on February 15, February 22, March 1, March 8, and March 22. Register on the School’s home page here.

WMTY Buttons are Here!

Now you can wear your commitment to WMTY every day. Email your button requests to Elizabeth Ramos, eliramos@montefiore.org, with WMTY Button Request in the subject line. Please be sure to include: Name and phone number of contact, organization, mailing address, and the number of buttons needed (no amount is too small or too large). There is no charge for the buttons or the shipping.

MHVC and MRT Team Up for WMTY

MHVC and Jason Helgerson's Medicaid Reform Team (MRT) don their WMTY patient-focused lenses at the February all-PPS Learning Symposium. Watch for a link to MHVC's report on the exciting three-day conference.

February is Heart Awareness Month


NatCon18: MHVC Part of Faculty and Offering Partner Discount

April 22-24, 2018
Washington, DC

MHVC is pleased to be featured as pre-conference faculty -- and is offering a partner discount -- for the upcoming annual National Council for Behavioral Health Conference. More information and the registration link can be found here. MHVC is offering a $200 registration discount to all MHVC Partners. At checkout, add “W&A2018” to the promotion code box.


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