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Can Addressing SDHs Predict “Joy in Work” and “Burnout”?

November 30, 2018

Although the topics of “Joy in Work” and “Burnout” have been common research topics for many years, a recent study conducted by MHVC and Einstein College of Medicine has found a connection between those topics and how an organization addresses social determinants of health (SDH). “Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Predictors of Healthcare Staff Resilience…

“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…


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Got Five Minutes? HEDIS Coding Tips for Blood Pressure Control
MHVC has developed a short five-minute video that can help your organization’s documentation of blood pressure (BP) control, which is a HEDIS measure. The video, with the eight high-yield documentation tips, can be accessed here.

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