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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…

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…

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Target: FLU!

Read MHVC's tips for immunization and prevention in a special edition newsletter Target: FLU.

MHVC a Finalist at SDH Innovation Summit

Damara Gutnick, MD (MHVC), and Amanda Parsons, MD, MBA (MHS), presented Addressing SDH: A Three Pronged Approach at the SDH Innovation Summit on September 26th. The proposal, one of 9 finalists from over 200 submissions, highlighted MHVC’s Innovation Fund work, WMTY implementation, VBP training, ROI calculator, and standardized SDH screening implemented by MHS. View the MHVC presentation here.

WMTY Day is EVERY Day!

The WMTY page is your "Online Toolkit" with resources from MHVC and around the world. Take our WMTY survey and share your WMTY story!

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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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