07 Oct Morris Heights Health Center Announces Partnership with Lifetime Vitality, Bringing Virtual Care Services to their Patients
BRONX, NEW YORK – Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) was awarded a $200,000 grant from FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program to fund an initiative serving the medically, socially and economically underserved to provide remote physiological monitoring (RPM) healthcare to these patients. Due to their aligned missions, Lifetime Vitality was chosen as the preferred partner to support RPM and other Virtual Care Services for select MHHC patients.
Lifetime Vitality provides a comprehensive suite of healthcare services including remote physiological monitoring (RPM), behavioral health integration (BHI), remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM) and chronic care management (CCM). The leadership at Lifetime Vitality and MHHC believe every patient deserves an affordable solution that coordinates care across a variety of healthcare settings. Lifetime Vitality CEO, Dan Hirschfeld states “Our goal is to provide patients with the tools and resources they need to live healthier lives. This type of virtual care management program can make a lifelong impact on every patient we are privileged to serve.”
Together, MHHC and Lifetime Vitality are rolling out RPM, BHI and CCM services for nearly 300 patients by the end of November 2022. Mari G. Millet, President & CEO of HHC states, “This partnership will help improve data driven clinical decision making, improve access to care, improve overall patient experience, engagement and satisfaction, and reduce hospitalizations”. In addition, the MHHC and Lifetime Vitality team will be looking at the impact these virtual care services have on clinical outcomes for chronic conditions such as depression, hypertension and diabetes.
MHHC a is a non-profit organization funded by federal, state, and foundation grants as well as private and corporate donors. They serve more than 50,000 patients annually and provide a wide range of primary, specialty, dental, mental health, educational, and social services at thirteen locations throughout the Bronx.