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CPWNY 2017 Spring/Summer Edition

Community Partners of WNY has released its Spring/Summer 2017 newsletter! This edition includes updates on: Project and Work Stream Progress Highlighted Projects: Community Health Workers:  A Bridget Between Communities and Providers Compliance Corner: Quality Assurance and Self-Auditing Process and Audits Information about community events, our Spring Project Advisory Committee meeting recap and more… For the complete quarterly […]

Diabetes Prevention Program

The Diabetes Prevention Program continues to expand in Erie, Niagara and Chautauqua Counties. The evidence-based program supports a 5-7% weight loss combined with 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week can result in a 58% chance of preventing Type 2 diabetes. The YMCA in Erie County continues to run the program at 4 diverse locations […]

Value Based Payment Networking Events – Presented by The Managed Care Technical Assistance Center of NY (MCTAC)

Registration is now open for the upcoming in-person value based payment networking events, hosted statewide in partnership with the Regional Planning Consortiums (RPCs). The events will include a presentation that will review different partnership opportunities relevant to NYS Medicaid behavioral health providers, as well as an opportunity for providers to network among themselves. Monday, June 12th, […]

Mercy Comprehensive Care Center – AstraZeneca Heart Smart for Life Program

Western New Yorkers are now able to get Heart Smart for Life thanks to a generous $165,770 grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation to combat heart disease in one of Buffalo’s poorest neighborhoods. The Mercy Hospital Foundation is one of only ten nonprofit organizations across the country to receive this funding as part of AstraZeneca […]

“Join the Conversation” Presented by the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition

Where:   VIP Tent at Canalside Buffalo Date:    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Time:    10:00 a.m. Please join us for the launch of the Erie County Anti-Stigma Campaign, “Join the Conversation.” The Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition was formed to address the stigma surrounding mental illness. The campaign is designed to start a community conversation to […]

‘PPS Value Based Town Hall’ Call

On May 16, 2017 from 9:30-11:00 AM, the NYS Department of Health will host a ‘PPS Value Based Payment (VBP) Town Hall.’ This will be in operated-assisted call format. During the call, the Department will give a VBP status update and discuss strategies for VBP in 2017. There will also be time for an open […]

CMS Approval of Annual Update to VBP Roadmap

CMS has approved the NYS Department of Health annual update to the Value Based Payment (VBP) Roadmap. The Roadmap was developed with the critical input of the Value Based Payment Work Group and other stakeholders, as well as the public through a public comment period.  CMS’s approval of the Roadmap reaffirms that New York State’s […]

Check out the latest CPWNY Newsletter!

Community Partners of WNY has released its Spring 2017 newsletter! This edition includes updates on: Project and Work Stream Progress Highlighted Projects: JustTellOne.org Project Focus: Tiger Text Information about community events, our winter Project Advisory Committee meeting recap, a recap of the CPWNY PAOP presentation and more… For the complete quarterly update, access the 2017 Spring newsletter HERE

Request for Proposals DSRIP Project 2cii: Telemedicine

Telemedicine is typically defined as interactive telecommunications equipment to support direct, active communication between providers and patients.  CPWNY seeks to fund projects that implement telemedicine services, aimed at reducing avoidable hospital use by increasing patient access to services not otherwise available and/or increasing specialty expertise of primary care providers and their staff in order to […]

Community Partners of WNY – Winter 2016 Newsletter!!

Community Partners of WNY has released its 2016 winter newsletter! The newsletter includes updates on: Project and Work Stream Progress Highlighted Projects: Behavioral Health: Breaking Barriers Project Focus: Maternal & Child Health Information about community events, our fall PAC meeting recap, Value-Based Payment and more… For the complete quarterly update, access the 2016 winter newsletter here.