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Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum

On October 10, the Chelan-Douglas Coalition for Health Improvement hosted its first special community event, Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum. Born out of a need to assist individuals exiting treatment programs and looking for work, the Chelan-Douglas Coalition for Health Improvement has been focusing on developing employment-related transportation solutions since July. [...]

By | 2018-11-06T15:33:00+00:00 November 6th, 2018|CHI, Community Spotlight, Events|Comments Off on Chelan-Douglas Rides to Work: An Employment and Transportation Forum

Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

  (Photo - Risk Factors Addressed to Achieve Wellness - Pathways Community HUB Institute, all rights reserved) In June 2018, the North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Governing Board designated Community Choice (dba Action Health Partners) as the lead agency for the Pathways Community HUB. One of the six selected Medicaid Transformation Projects, the Pathways [...]

By | 2018-11-05T09:20:05+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Community Spotlight, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on Bridging the gaps between the community and the clinic… Pathways Community HUB

NCACH submits Implementation Plan to the Health Care Authority

October 31, 2018 North Central Accountable Community of Health recently submitted its Project Implementation Plan to the Washington State Health Care Authority on October 1st. These plans provide details on how ACHs will implement transformation activities in their regions. See North Central Accountable Community of Health's Implementation Plan here. As part of the Healthier Washington [...]

By | 2018-10-31T09:55:23+00:00 October 31st, 2018|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH submits Implementation Plan to the Health Care Authority

Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County

Earlier this year, the Grant County Syringe Services Program (SSP) was developed in partnership between Grant County Health District and Grant Integrated Services. Grant County's Syringe Services Program currently operates as a mobile unit outside of the Moses Lake Food Bank weekly and offers a variety of services including clean needle exchange, wound care kits, [...]

By | 2018-10-08T12:53:18+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County

NCACH releases second round of Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

For immediate release -- October 4, 2018 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from partners who are interested in implementing projects under the Medicaid Transformation to Address the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis in one or more of the following counties: Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional [...]

By | 2018-10-08T08:52:04+00:00 October 4th, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases second round of Rapid Cycle Funding Applications to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

NCACH hires Capacity Development and Grant Manager

Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the NCACH team! Tanya Gleason was recently hired as our Capacity Development and Grant Manager, a position that was created based on feedback solicited from our four-county region. Tanya's role will be to focus on supporting local organizations in building the infrastructure needed for sustainable programs, [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:22:55+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH hires Capacity Development and Grant Manager

Stories of Recovery – NCACH staff attend National Recovery Month in Okanogan County

The day was filled with hope and resilience as one by one, stories of recovery were hung on the wall of the Agriplex at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds. They ranged from personal stories of addiction to those affected by a family member’s use, but all are powerful and remind us why celebrating recovery is so [...]

By | 2018-10-02T11:36:17+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Events, NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Stories of Recovery – NCACH staff attend National Recovery Month in Okanogan County

Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….

Victor Estrada is no stranger to the recovery community in Washington State. As a longtime member of local recovery groups as well as current Homeless Outreach manager at Women’s Resource Center, Victor knows intimately how addiction can change someone’s life. Many of the clients he works with on a daily basis are affected by addiction, [...]

By | 2018-10-02T11:47:40+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Events, Opioid|Comments Off on Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….

Practice Transformation and tennis balls in the WPCC Learning Community?

In July and August, NCACH offered two in-person skills-based workshops for members of our Whole Person Care Collaborative (WPCC) Learning Community; Introduction to Quality Improvement (QI) and Foundations of Motivational Interviewing (MI). The QI workshop allowed participants to learn how to apply the evidence-based Model for Improvement to test, implement and sustain change.     [...]

By | 2018-10-03T12:38:24+00:00 September 11th, 2018|WPCC|Comments Off on Practice Transformation and tennis balls in the WPCC Learning Community?

Getting to know you: Wendy Brzezny, NCACH’s Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager

  With a kind smile and keen wit, Wendy Brzezny is no stranger to healthcare or whole person care. A longtime clinical nurse and public health employee, Wendy knows that Whole Person Care is critical to the healthcare transformation efforts happening across the North Central Region.  A longtime resident of Grant County, Wendy joins the [...]

By | 2018-08-27T10:57:32+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Board & Staff, WPCC|Comments Off on Getting to know you: Wendy Brzezny, NCACH’s Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager
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