De Blasio Administration Opens First NYC Health + Hospitals Urgent Care Clinics to Offer Faster Service, Ease Demand on Public Hospital Emergency Rooms

New ExpressCare clinics will offer convenient, quick access to medical care for non-life-threatening conditions and offer built-in connection to primary care physicians to ensure continuity of care for nearly 45,000 New Yorkers Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio and NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO Dr.… Full Story »

Partner Webinar: Critical PPS Updates, Final Reminder on Invoicing for Phase II Outcome Measures and the Drive to Phase IV Contracting

Thank you to our partners who attended today’s OneCity Health Partner Webinar: Critical PPS Updates, Final Reminder on Invoicing for Phase II Outcome Measures and the Drive to Phase IV Contracting. For our partners who were unable to view the webinar, the slides are available to view here. As discussed during the webinar, our partners should keep… Full Story »

OneCity Health and Partners in 100 Schools Project Help Students Heal

Following the recent death of a student at a high school in Brooklyn, four behavioral health coaches and their supervisor from the 100 Schools Project were immediately on hand to provide group and individual counseling, as well as information about supportive resources available to the community. “The assistant principal was very appreciative of the support… Full Story »

OneCity Health Hosts Churchill Fellow, Promoting Transatlantic Learning on Community Interventions for Behavioral Health

OneCity Health had the honor of hosting Geraldine Esdaille, a Winston Churchill UK Fellow, earlier this month as part of her visit to the United States to learn about developing, building and sustaining community mental health services. “I’ve lived with my own substance abuse, domestic violence and behavioral health issues,” said Geraldine. “I’ve been through… Full Story »

OneCity Heath is Preparing a Community-Based Workforce to Succeed in a Value-Based Payment Environment

Through OneCity Health’s asthma home-based environmental management program, Community Health Workers (CHW) are helping pediatric patients and their families to manage asthma and identify home triggers. This initiative requires a well-trained and prepared CHW workforce, capable of extending care and other services into the community where it is needed most. “Some families are in difficult… Full Story »

DSRIP Learning Symposium: NYS DOH Seeking Proposals for Presentations and Posters

Update on August 14, 2018: The submission deadline has been extended to September 14, 2018 from August 24, 2018. The fourth annual DSRIP Learning Symposium will take place February 11-13, 2019 in Saratoga Springs, NY, and the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) is currently seeking proposals for presentations and posters during the… Full Story »

NYS DOH launches Value-Based Payment University Sophomore Year, Semester One

Value Based Payment University (VBP-U) is an online, educational resource from the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) which raises awareness, knowledge and expertise in the move to value-based payments (VBP). VBP-U combines informational videos and supplemental materials that stakeholders interested in VBP can use to advance their understanding of this healthcare transformation… Full Story »

100 Schools Project Creates Better School Environments; Expected to Expand to Colleges across New York City

At the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year, the 100 Schools Project has made a tremendous impact across New York City, fostering safe and productive learning environments, and reducing the stigma of mental health within the communities. Now in 95 schools across the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan, an increase of 52 schools since September… Full Story »

Partner Webinar: Building for the Future: Strengthening Hospital-Community Partnerships

Thank you to our partners who attended today’s OneCity Health Partner Webinar: Building for the Future: Strengthening Hospital-Community Partnerships. For our partners who were unable to view the webinar, the slides are available to view here. As discussed during the webinar, our partners should keep in mind upcoming events and next steps: July 11: VBP Webinar:… Full Story »

Agenda for July 10 Partner Webinar

On Tuesday, July 10, we are hosting our next monthly OneCity Health Partner Webinar. The agenda for Tuesday’s webinar is: Approaching Phase III deadlines Formalizing and deploying hospital-community partnerships Upcoming trainings, events and next steps Here is how to join: Tuesday, July 10th, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST  WebEx Meeting Link: click here Audio Connection: 1-866-296-6257 Access… Full Story »