Save the date for September 26, 2019 from 6-8pm for the HCA Healthier Washington Medicaid Transformation Public Forum at Bridgeview Resource Center, co-hosted by SWACH and the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA). This is a unique opportunity to learn more about how Washington’s Medicaid Transformation is progressing both statewide and in the southwest region, […]
We sat down with Kachina Inman to learn more about the past, present and future of the Healthy Living Collaborative (HLC), a SWACH program. HLC is a cross-sector coalition of 60+ partners working to advance policy, systems and environmental change in Southwest Washington. Kachina has played a key role in helping to establish and grow […]
Updated 07/24/2019 SWACH and the Healthy Living Collaborative, a SWACH program, are recruiting for a variety of governance and board roles, including opportunities for those with firsthand experience navigating the region’s healthcare and social service systems. Current opportunities include the SWACH Board of Trustees, the Behavioral Health Advisory Board, The Healthy Living Collaborative Committee and […]
SWACH’s second Semi-Annual Report (SAR2) was recently approved by the Washington State Health Care Authority’s independent assessor. SAR2 describes SWACH activities between July 1st and December 31st, 2018. The region earned the maximum amount of funding possible, which will help support the transformational work of SWACH and our partners around Southwest Washington! The assessor found […]
We’re excited to move forward with plans to launch the SWACH Equity Collaborative. Fifteen organizational partners, including SWACH and Cascade Pacific Action Alliance (CPAA) have signed on to participate in the collaborative. SWACH has identified health equity as a critical part of the region’s overall vision and work. Health equity means that all people have […]
SWACH Seeks Cohort of Community Partners for Regional Medicaid Transformation Efforts. SWACH’s RFI for community-serving organizations is now open. Read all the details, including eligibility info and how to participate, at www.southwestach.org/rfi.
SWACH’s opioid lead talks about regional efforts to address the opioid crisis. Five questions is a new SWACH web series in which we chat with regional experts about key issues related to health and equity in Southwest Washington. We’re kicking off the series with an interview with SWACH’s own Eric-McNair Scott, who heads up a […]
In early June, SWACH invited more than 200 organizations in Clark, Klickitat and Skamania Counties to provide feedback on the draft Clinical Transformation Plan (CTP) process, a key step in our region’s Medicaid Transformation effort. The CTP is a high level plan for transforming healthcare for the Medicaid population. It’s also a key step to […]