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Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

At the April 1st Governing Board meeting, the Washington State Health Care Authority’s (HCA) J.D. Fischer and Rachel Quinn came to North Central Washington to present on Washington State’s Value Based Purchasing (VBP) and Rural Multi Payer Model projects. The room was packed with providers interested in learning more about the current state of VBP [...]

By | 2019-05-09T14:08:06+00:00 May 9th, 2019|HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Exploring Value Based Purchasing in North Central

Moving a client towards change – the foundations of Motivational Interviewing

In April, NCACH's Whole Person Care Collaborative (WPCC) members took part in a two-day workshop centered on the foundational concepts of Motivational Interviewing (MI). The course was offered through a partnership with the Centre for Collaboration Motivation and Innovation (CCMI), led by Connie Davis and Kathy Reims. The workshops were held in Okanogan on April [...]

By | 2019-05-09T13:45:55+00:00 May 9th, 2019|NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on Moving a client towards change – the foundations of Motivational Interviewing

Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health – the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

On Friday, April 12, nearly 200 partners joined the NCACH at Big Bend College in Moses Lake for its 2019 Annual Summit, Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health. NCACH’s Annual Summit provides a forum for partners, community members, and stakeholders focused on whole person health to come together for a day of learning, [...]

By | 2019-04-19T08:19:17+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Addressing the Road Blocks to Whole Person Health – the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

Coming together to combat the opioid epidemic: the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference

In the midst of an epidemic that claims the lives of 130 Americans every day, North Central Washington residents have decided to take action against opioid addiction. On Friday, March 15, nearly 400 participants attended the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention at ten different sites across the region. Photo – A [...]

By | 2019-04-08T09:57:15+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Community Spotlight, Events, NCACH News, Opioid, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coming together to combat the opioid epidemic: the North Central Washington Opioid Response Conference

Agenda announced! NCW Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention

March 11, 2019 -- The North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Regional Opioid Stakeholder Workgroup is hosting a unique opportunity for your community to come together to address the opioid epidemic by taking action to increase awareness and prevention. Join educational, student, and community leaders for a facilitated discussion to develop innovative, out-of-the-box strategies for [...]

By | 2019-03-12T14:05:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Events, Opioid|Comments Off on Agenda announced! NCW Opioid Response Conference: Pathways to Prevention

Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

For immediate release -- March 7, 2019 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 | 2019-03-07T13:53:56+00:00 March 7th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

NCACH hires Practice Facilitators to support Whole Person Care Collaborative

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the NCACH team! Heather Smith and Mariah Brown were recently hired as Practice Facilitators to support the Whole Person Care Collaborative. The role of the Practice Facilitators is to propel forward the clinical transformation efforts of the WPCC Learning Community by offering in-network coaching and technical [...]

By | 2019-03-07T13:52:00+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Board & Staff, NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on NCACH hires Practice Facilitators to support Whole Person Care Collaborative

NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup releases application for organizations to obtain funding to provide Narcan kits

For immediate release -- February 21, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health Governing Board has allocated $20,000 for Targeted Narcan (naloxone) Training and Distribution in 2019. At the guidance of the Regional Opioid Stakeholders workgroup, NCACH will distribute funding to allow local partners to buy and distribute Narcan. Targeted Narcan Distribution is an [...]

By | 2019-02-20T17:31:12+00:00 February 21st, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup releases application for organizations to obtain funding to provide Narcan kits

Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”

The Special Olympics has always existed as a movement to make the world more inclusive for those with special needs. Originally conceived by Eunice Shriver in the 1960s as a summer camp for children with special needs, the first sanctioned Special Olympic Games took place 1968 in Illinois with one thousand American and Canadian athletes. [...]

By | 2019-02-05T16:39:27+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Community Spotlight|Comments Off on Special Olympics of Washington: Redefining “healthcare for all”
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