Stay informed with upcoming important dates, news, events and recently
released information on the Bronx Health Access Performing Provider System and State DSRIP.



Project Management Office Team Member Highlight

Natalia Grigorieva  joined the BHA team as Fina n cial Analyst in April 2016.  She brings over seven years of experience in the Health Care Industry.  Previously, Natalia worked for one of the biggest regional Health Plans in the tri-state area - EmblemHealth, where she was part of the Pharmacy Finance Team working closely with pharmaceutical manufacturers. Natalia earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Finance from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. While attending school full-time, Natalia worked in a community based pharmacy where she gained direct pharmacy experience, which ultimately helped propel her subsequent career in the Health Care Industry.
Upcoming Events

Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
Health People is offering training on the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP).  Interested partners can learn to facilitate the 6-session workshop and be approved to deliver life-changing workshops to patients with Type 2 diabetes.  The training is 4 days and will be held:
  • September 26 and 30
  • October 3 and 7
Interested parties should contact Kathy Alexis, Senior Project Manager, at

CBO Panel 
BHA is planning to convene the next CBO panel on Tuesday September 27th.  The panel is a forum for CBOs to collaborate and discuss how to prepare themselves for the shift to value-based payment.

Stay tuned for more information about location and to register.
Committee Updates
IT Committee
Members of the IT Committee have engaged in a RHIO sub work-group to refine the performance dashboards.  The development of the performance measure dashboards is moving according to schedule.

Finance Committee
The PPS preparing for a performance distribution to project participants.  All project  work group  members are completing the  addendum  before the distribution in September.

Reminder: All staff members must complete the DSRIP 101 e-learning course...
Bronx Health Access and 1199SEIU Training & Employment Funds have developed a free online DSRIP (Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment) interactive course.  This 30 minute e-learning course, titled DSRIP 101, is designed to teach front line and managerial staff the goals of DSRIP and the reforms occurring in the New York health care system. The New York State Department of Health requires all PPS partners and their employees to complete this course. Some of the topics covered in the course will be:
  • Why is healthcare changing?
  • What is DSRIP?
  • What is a Performance Provider System?
  • What is the triple aim of healthcare?
  1. Click on the "Sign Up Now" button above
  2. Click "Take this course"
  3. A user login box will appear, click "not registered"
  4. A user registration box will appear, fill out all the fields and click submit (write down your username and password)
  5. It will prompt you to put in your username and password you created
  6. Your profile will be created and your first and last name will appear. You will fill out all empty fields and click submit.
  7. Under course content click BHA PPS DSRIP 101 video and you should be able to see the video
  8. Please remember to check off the "Complete" box once you are done.
Note: We recommend using Google Chrome to take this course.

State DSRIP Updates

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

August 8 to September 8 Open PPS Performance Networks in MAPP for additions
August 31 PPS submit Primary Care Project Narrative
September 4 Independent Assessor provides feedback to PPS on PPS Year 2 First Quarterly Reports; 15-day Remediation window begins
September 19 Revised PPS Year 2 First Quarterly Reports due from PPS; 15-day Remediation window closes
September 20-22 2nd Annual PPS Statewide Learning Symposium
September 30 Final Approval of PPS Year 2 First Quarterly Reports

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