MHVC has prioritized and driven change management education for its partners, and now we are excited to offer an exclusive workshop with acclaimed Change Management expert Dr. Helen Bevan on Thursday, December 6th, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown. The MHVC Workshop will be 12:30-4:30 PM, followed by the NYC RING convocation, 5:00-8:00 PM.…

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What if your community-based organization received an email today from your health care provider, hospital system, or Medicaid payor asking for your value proposition for a service you provide? Do you know what a value proposition is? Do you know if you provide a service that will improve health outcomes at a cost that a…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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