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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 | 2018-09-11T14:48:32+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|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

Sourcing Local: Adopting Confluence Health’s Transitional Care Model across the region

NCACH’s Transitional Care and Diversion Interventions (TCDI) Workgroup focuses on emergency care. Specifically, how to divert someone away from the Emergency Department (ED) if they are not experiencing an emergency, and how to successfully transition someone from a hospital setting so that they are not readmitted for the original complaint. The TCDI Workgroup has been [...]

By | 2018-08-07T15:14:04+00:00 August 7th, 2018|NCACH News|Comments Off on Sourcing Local: Adopting Confluence Health’s Transitional Care Model across the region

Fully Integrated Managed Care — the future of Washington’s Apple Health

Legislation passed in 2014 mandating that every county in Washington State transition to Fully Integrated Managed Care (FIMC) under the current Medicaid system by 2020. In simple terms, it means Apple Health (Medicaid) is shifting to whole-person care. Taking it a step further, it means that care is coordinated so that people get the help [...]

By | 2018-08-07T09:00:03+00:00 August 7th, 2018|FIMC, NCACH News|Comments Off on Fully Integrated Managed Care — the future of Washington’s Apple Health

Pharmacists: Allies in Whole Person Care

  Earlier this month, NCACH Communications and Engagement Manager, Sahara, sat down with NCACH’s newest team member, Navind Oodit. Navind is from New York originally, but is living in Seattle as he completes his Masters in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Washington. Navind was a practicing pharmacist in Washington DC for eight years [...]

By | 2018-07-13T09:58:06+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Board & Staff, Opioid|Comments Off on Pharmacists: Allies in Whole Person Care

Taking WPCC on the road

An account of the "WPCC Roadshow" from Whole Person Care Collaborative staff, Caroline Tillier and Peter Morgan: June was a fun month because we spent much of our time getting out in the field as part of our “WPCC Roadshow.” Our road to better health is a long one - both literally and figuratively! Fueled [...]

By | 2018-07-12T10:40:07+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on Taking WPCC on the road

NCACH 2018 Rapid Cycle Opioid Project Applicants issued awards

The first round of Rapid Cycle Opioid Project applications were awarded a total of $97,390 at the June NCACH Governing Board Meeting. Awards ranged from $5,000 - $10,000 and will be disbursed for projects occurring between July - December 2018. The Rapid Cycle Opioid Project funding model was developed by the NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders [...]

By | 2018-07-12T09:41:43+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH 2018 Rapid Cycle Opioid Project Applicants issued awards

NCACH now hiring a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist

June 18, 2018 -- North Central Accountable Community of Health seeks a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist to focus on building capacity to help support ongoing initiatives and work in the community that contributes to whole person health. This job will be responsible for engaging and helping community organizations focused on transportation and housing in [...]

By | 2018-06-18T11:05:30+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH now hiring a Capacity Development and Grant Specialist

NCACH selects lead agency for Pathways Community HUB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- June 5, 2018 On Monday, June 4, the North Central Accountable Community of Health's Governing Board appointed local organization, Community Choice, to serve as the Pathways Community HUB. After reviewing and scoring the Request for Proposals submitted to NCACH to serve as the lead agency for the Pathways Community HUB in [...]

By | 2018-06-05T08:10:11+00:00 June 5th, 2018|NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH selects lead agency for Pathways Community HUB

NCACH hiring a Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager

For immediate release: May 24, 2018 -- East Wenatchee, WA North Central Accountable Community of Health now seeking a highly motivated leader to join our team as the Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager. The Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager will manage the overall planning, coordinating, and execution of the Whole Person Care Collaborative. The Whole [...]

By | 2018-05-29T17:27:06+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NCACH hiring a Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager
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