Community Town Hall from NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. Performing Provider System Will Highlight Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Progress Report on Development of NYP/Queens PPS Community Programs<br />Guest speaker Stacy Mallin from HANYS Solutions, Consultant on Medical Homes

Oct 19, 2015

WHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens (NYP/Queens), Lang Auditorium 56-45 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355 [use side entrance of hospital]

WHAT and WHY: This forum is an opportunity for journalists to learn more about this community-based Performing Provider System (PPS) program that is part of the New York State-funded healthcare transformation program known as DSRIP (Delivery System Reform Incentive Program).

Guest speaker Stacy Mallin from HANYS Solutions will discuss Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH), a team-based, coordinated care model used to organize primary care. PCMH is a philosophy of healthcare delivery that encourages providers and care teams to reach out to patients where they are, in the community, to treat everything from the simplest to the most complex conditions. Medical homes are intended to improve quality, lower costs, and improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care.

The NYP/Queens PPS application was officially approved in late March. This is one of only 25 such plans accepted by the Department of Health for implementation in New York State. Our plan will establish an integrated, high-performing health care delivery system to effectively and efficiently meet some of the most urgent health care needs of our community. Projects to be implemented in our PPS plan will involve primary care providers, specialty providers, hospitals, community-based organizations, and behavioral health providers.

Projects selected for implementation were based on findings from a comprehensive community needs assessment done in 2014. The nine new programs will address mental health, asthma, cardiovascular and HIV treatment needs, as well as integration of palliative care and home care and other areas.

Plan development was collaborative, and input from the community was central to its creation. Many components were included to ensure that new programs would address community needs and that their outcomes would be appropriately reported.

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