The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network (LHVPN)
Mobilizes the community, to eliminate disparities, and improve the health of women, children and families in New York's Lower Hudson Valley, which includes Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester counties. The LHVPN was originally organized in 2004 by the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital Regional Perinatal Center with March of Dimes funding. In 2010 the LHVPN became a program of the CHRF, Inc.
The It's About YOU! health and wellness initiative strives to communicate to every man, woman and teen in the region that having a healthy mind, body and environment is vital for themselves and future children. Learn more
WMCHealth PPS Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) Initiative
An initiative of the WMCHealth PPS, this meets the need of the DSRIP related population comprised of Medicaid recipients who have type 2 diabetes within the PPS region while providing financial support for community groups, agencies and healthcare centers to serve their communities with the evidence-based Stanford University Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) model.
Through the WMCHealth PPS DSMP Initiative, the Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network (LHVPN) is contracted as the lead agency to work with participating organizations to implement the well-known DSMP which enhances patients’ success in managing their diabetes while reducing medical costs.
These participating organizations include: