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Data Talks: Pay for Performance (P4P) Measures

At the November Board Meeting, we shared some information from the Health Care Authority with our Pay for Performance (aka P4P) baseline metrics. The Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP) framework has lots of layers and it can feel overwhelming to understand. Some of you probably can’t wait to catch up on reading the 138-page Measurement Guide [...]

By | 2018-12-19T10:42:46+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Data, HCA Updates, NCACH News|Comments Off on Data Talks: Pay for Performance (P4P) Measures

Call for Presenters at the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is requesting proposals for presentations for the 2019 Annual Summit, hosted April 12, 2019 in Moses Lake, WA. The conference is an opportunity for leaders, healthcare providers, healthcare consumers, community-based organizations, staff, board members, stakeholders and policy makers to network, learn and share with their peers. The [...]

By | 2018-12-05T16:33:06+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Call for Presenters at the 2019 NCACH Annual Summit

NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

December 3, 2018 --  NCACH's Governing Board passed a motion allocating $450,000 to be invested in local and regional health initiatives in 2019. Project criteria and funding allocations will be managed by NCACH's three Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHIs). Funding is intended to strengthen community-clinical linkages, address the social determinants of health, reduce barriers to [...]

By | 2018-12-05T16:22:33+00:00 December 5th, 2018|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH Governing Board approves funding for local health initiatives, to be managed by the Coalitions for Health Improvement

Coalitions for Health Improvement survey results published

For immediate release -- November 28, 2018 NCACH's three Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHIs) recently released survey results from their community feedback survey issued in June 2018. The survey consisted of 13 questions and was open for responses between June 30 - July 31, 2018. Questions were focused on identifying local level barriers, opportunities, assets, [...]

By | 2018-11-26T16:37:39+00:00 November 28th, 2018|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on Coalitions for Health Improvement survey results published

NCACH now hiring Practice Facilitators

For immediate release -- November 27, 2018 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is hiring a Whole Person Care Collaborative Practice Facilitator to support each stage of practice transformation in a clinical setting from design to implementation to spread of best practices. They work with clinical teams comprised of leadership, clinicians and frontline staff. [...]

By | 2018-11-27T12:59:23+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on NCACH now hiring Practice Facilitators

NCACH Opioid Project seeking Request for Proposals for Opioid Awareness and Education Marketing Campaign

For immediate release -- November 26, 2018 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from qualified agencies interested in working with NCACH to develop a social marketing campaign to raise awareness and education on the opioid crisis and opioid use in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional collaboration, [...]

By | 2018-11-26T16:50:21+00:00 November 26th, 2018|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH Opioid Project seeking Request for Proposals for Opioid Awareness and Education Marketing Campaign

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 | 2018-12-05T14:24:00+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 | 2018-12-05T14:12:01+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 | 2018-12-05T13:55:54+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Harm reduction program showing success in Grant County
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