Lean Deployment through Performing Provider Systems

Want to learn a relatively simple method of making customer-centric improvements to healthcare processes? Then Lean may be the answer! Alan Cooper, a principal at the Tudor Advisory Group, shares his insight into the many Lean projects he's participated in throughout his healthcare career. The philosophy behind lean is simple, to continuously improve processes by [...]

By |2019-06-07T15:11:25+00:00June 7th, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on Lean Deployment through Performing Provider Systems

LGBTQ Health: A Conversation with Anthony Santella, DrPH, MPH, MCHES; Associate Professor of Public Health, Hofstra University

Anthony, the LGBTQ community is one that many practitioners may not be that familiar with. Can you give us some sense of the scope of the community?  Absolutely! Before I go into details I’d like to say that the information I’m going to provide was researched by a group of us brought together by the [...]

By |2019-06-07T14:49:09+00:00June 7th, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on LGBTQ Health: A Conversation with Anthony Santella, DrPH, MPH, MCHES; Associate Professor of Public Health, Hofstra University

NQP and Adelphi University Partner on Health Career Day

On March 6, students at Adelphi University heard real-life stories about what it’s like to work in healthcare organizations doing the life sustaining work that those of us who have been involved for years truly enjoy. The event was part of NQP’s Workforce efforts to partner with local colleges to foster pipelines of highly skilled [...]

By |2019-06-07T14:44:08+00:00May 31st, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on NQP and Adelphi University Partner on Health Career Day

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+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on Reflections on 2018: Great Successes…and Remaining Challenges

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+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on Nassau Queens PPS Leaving Legacy of New Services and Workforce Models

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+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on NQP Develops Relationships with Local Colleges for Workforce Pipeline Development

Suicide Prevention: A Conversation with Max Banilivy, Ph.D.

Max, we often hear about the prevalence of suicide annually. What are some of the numbers behind this very human issue? The most recent annual statistics from CDC states that at least 47,000 people (including children) killed themselves. If you multiply that by fifteen people who the person regularly interacts with, we begin to see [...]

By |2019-01-03T19:07:40+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on Suicide Prevention: A Conversation with Max Banilivy, Ph.D.

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+00:00October 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