Reflections on 2018: Great Successes…and Remaining Challenges

2018 was a whirlwind year for the Nassau Queens Performing Provider System. With much happening related to health policy at the Federal and State level, NQP continued to push onwards to deliver DSRIP’s fourth year objectives. At the forefront, NQP invested tremendous efforts towards increasing access, improving quality of care, and improving wellness of the [...]

By | 2019-01-03T19:24:23+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Nassau Queens PPS Leaving Legacy of New Services and Workforce Models

As the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program enters its final phase, the Nassau-Queens Performing Provider System (NQP) is working to leave a legacy of new models of care that rely on a new healthcare workforce. Bob Hettenbach, the Executive Director of NQP stated, “The manner in which health, behavioral health [...]

By | 2019-01-03T19:14:05+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

NQP Develops Relationships with Local Colleges for Workforce Pipeline Development

College is associated with many things: gaining a degree, sports, research, active social lives, and traditionally, those fun years transitioning from adolescent to adult. For NQP, it’s an opportunity to develop relationships that could shape our workforce well into the future. NQP has established relationships with several of our local colleges and universities that have [...]

By | 2019-01-03T19:11:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Are Community Based Organizations Ready, Willing and Able to be Effectively Partner with Health Systems? Lessons from the Field

One of the major innovations of the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program is the notion that the “social determinants of health” such as stable housing, access to healthy food, and transportation are just as important as traditional healthcare interventions in promoting health outcomes. When patients experience housing instability, can’t access [...]

By | 2018-10-02T14:23:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Are Community Based Organizations Ready, Willing and Able to be Effectively Partner with Health Systems? Lessons from the Field