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 |2019-07-09T16:45:39-07:00April 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

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 |2019-02-20T17:31:12-08:00February 21st, 2019|NCACH News, Opioid|Comments Off on NCACH Regional Opioid Stakeholders Workgroup releases application for organizations to obtain funding to provide Narcan kits

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 |2018-12-05T14:35:03-08:00August 27th, 2018|Board & Staff, WPCC|Comments Off on Getting to know you: Wendy Brzezny, NCACH’s Whole Person Care Collaborative Manager

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 |2018-12-05T14:37:53-08:00July 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 |2018-12-05T14:38:06-08:00July 12th, 2018|Board & Staff, NCACH News, WPCC|Comments Off on Taking WPCC on the road

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 |2018-10-17T09:19:03-07:00June 5th, 2018|NCACH News, Pathways HUB|Comments Off on NCACH selects lead agency for Pathways Community HUB

Celebrating successes at the 2018 Annual Summit

On April 20, 2018, over 200 partners in health convened in Wenatchee to attend the North Central Accountable Community of Health's Annual Summit.   Attendees ranged from health care providers, educators, elected officials, community-based organizations, local government, and law enforcement representatives. All came together to share, learn, network, and collaborate as we heard from a [...]

By |2018-04-25T11:18:57-07:00April 25th, 2018|Board & Staff, Events, NCACH News|Comments Off on Celebrating successes at the 2018 Annual Summit
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