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NCACH awards $350,100 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

February 4, 2020 – For immediate release The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) Governing Board passed a motion to allocate $350,100.00 in award funding to three finalist applicants to support health and wellness initiatives across North Central Washington at their monthly board meeting held on Monday, February 3. This funding, called Coalitions for [...]

By | 2020-02-04T13:23:07+00:00 February 4th, 2020|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH awards $350,100 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

For immediate release - December 16, 2019 The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) is accepting applications from qualified agencies interested in implementing an awareness and education campaign/program on the opioid use and prevention in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. Through cross-sector, regional collaboration, NCACH is working to improve community health in North [...]

By | 2019-12-16T11:06:41+00:00 December 16th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH releases Request for Proposals for 2020 Opioid Awareness and Education Campaign

NCACH awards $99,900 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 -- Wenatchee   The North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) Governing Board passed a motion to allocate $99,900.00 in award funding to five finalist applicants to support health and wellness initiatives across North Central Washington at their monthly board meeting held on Monday, November 4. This funding, called Coalitions for [...]

By | 2019-11-08T13:07:52+00:00 November 5th, 2019|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on NCACH awards $99,900 to projects to improve health in North Central Washington through community investment process

2020 Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

For immediate release -- October 1, 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 | 2019-10-01T13:42:17+00:00 October 1st, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on 2020 Rapid Cycle Funding Applications now open to address opioid use public health crisis in North Central Washington

School-Based Opioid Prevention project leads announced

Ninety percent of people who abuse drugs began using before the age of 18. “Addiction is a pediatric disease” according to John Knight, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Which is why NCACH’s Opioid Project has identified upstream prevention strategies as one of their top priorities to reduce opioid addiction and overdose [...]

By | 2019-09-10T13:35:37+00:00 September 10th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on School-Based Opioid Prevention project leads announced

Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity

For immediate release - August 13, 2019 North Central Accountable Community of Health is proud to partner with the Central Washington Recovery Coalition to release a brand new training opportunity in North Central Washington. Being a successful Recovery Coach Trainer is very rewarding and also requires a great deal of time, energy, and commitment. To [...]

By | 2019-08-13T13:08:00+00:00 August 13th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Just announced! Recovery Coach Academy training opportunity

Now investing in projects to improve health and wellness across North Central Washington

For immediate release -- July 2, 2019 The Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHI) and the North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) are pleased to share a new funding opportunity for community partners! CHI Community Initiatives Funding is made possible by NCACH under the statewide Medicaid Transformation Project. In December 2018, NCACH allocated $450,000 to [...]

By | 2019-07-02T16:00:37+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|CHI, NCACH News|Comments Off on Now investing in projects to improve health and wellness across North Central Washington

Request for Proposals released – School-Based Opioid Prevention

For immediate release -- May 30, 2019 North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) has released a request for proposal (RFP) to obtain proposals from qualified agencies interested in working with NCACH on the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis project, specifically addressing school-based opioid prevention, in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties. The primary objectives [...]

By | 2019-06-04T08:52:35+00:00 May 30th, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on Request for Proposals released – School-Based Opioid Prevention

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
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