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Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

As told to NCACH's Communications and Engagement Manager, Sahara Suval: Going upstream of addiction is arduous work. Like Sisyphus rolling the boulder for eternity, one must tread against the current - heaving and pushing - and hoping for a breakthrough. And then, a call or story breaks that yet another life has been taken too [...]

By | 2019-11-19T12:35:34+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Community Spotlight, Opioid|Comments Off on Changing Perceptions, One Presentation at a Time

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”

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

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

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

Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….

Victor Estrada is no stranger to the recovery community in Washington State. As a longtime member of local recovery groups as well as current Homeless Outreach manager at Women’s Resource Center, Victor knows intimately how addiction can change someone’s life. Many of the clients he works with on a daily basis are affected by addiction, [...]

By | 2018-12-05T14:31:55+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Community Spotlight, Events, Opioid|Comments Off on Finding a recovery home in Central Washington….

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