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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…

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…

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…

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…

“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 .…

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…


Women's Health Day Out: October 13, 2017,       10 AM-2PM

Michael Perkins Building
Middletown Recreation & Parks
47 Academy Avenue, Middletown, NY

The Orange County Department of Health's Maternal Infant Community Health Collaborative presents a day of fun and education. In addition to health screenings and wellness education, there will be lots of fun, including raffles, refreshments, and a photo booth. For information call 845-346-1130.

September is Suicide Prevention Month


“What Matters To You” -- WMTY Campaign

"What matters to you?" sunglasses remind us to use patient-focused lenses. Check out our new WMTY page under the COMMUNITY tab, here!

2017 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00-8:00 pm
Grand Hall, Tishman Learning Center, 111 E. 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467

Join over 100 NYC RING participating clinicians, researchers, and investigators as they showcase practice-based research and quality improvement activities and discuss opportunities for collaboration. Convocation submissions are due Friday, October 6, 2017. Please contact Mariel Connolly, mariel.connolly@einstein.yu.edu, and read more here.

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