Local Community Health Centers In The News
News from local CHC's in Washington State
- Columbia Basin Health Association is a 2013 recipient of HFMA’s MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. As a national award winner, CBHA has met or exceeded stringent evaluation criteria addressing critical performance factors such as revenue cycle processes, financial performance, innovation, adoption of PATIENT FRIENDLY BILLING® principles, and patient satisfaction.
- International Community Health Services The ICHS Medical and Dental Clinic won the Medical Merit Award in the Masonry Institute of Washington’s 2014 Design Awards. The 2014 Excellence in Masonry Design Awards celebrates the best masonry designs available in Washington State.
- HealthPoint is rated one of the top 30% of Health Centers Nationwide. HealthPoint received a Quality Improvement Award in the amount of $55,898 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for high performance in Quality Improvement (QI) and is recognized as a "Health Center Quality Leader"
- Neighborcare Health Since the launch of open enrollment on Oct. 1, Neighborcare’s team of enrollment specialists has been out in the community getting uninsured Seattleites enrolled in the Health Benefit Exchange at community fairs, libraries, clinics, churches, farmers markets – you name it. As of November 26th, Neighborcare Health eligibility staff have enrolled 16,329. Several recent articles have mentioned Washington State as good example of the Affordable Care Act in action including Huffington Post article
- Sea Mar Latino Health Forum on October 21st , 2013 The Latino Health Forum is an event dedicated to the exchange of innovative ideas, best practices and the advancement of health for the Latino community. The forum is a valuable networking platform for individuals in the field of health science, social justice, public policy and to those committed to underserved Latino populations. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and engage one-on-one with practitioners, researchers and community activists currently impacting the field of public health.
- Seattle Indian Health Board Spirit Walk - Spirit of Indigenous People is a day of health information and resources, Native performances, food, artistic works, speakers, instructors, and Native arts & crafts vendors all day Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Seattle Center
- Yakima Valley Farm Workers was recognized by The Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) through its annual Health Center Leadership awards. Brian Sandoval, Patient Centered Behavioral Health Program Administrator for Rosewood Family Health Center and Mirasol Family Health Center, was awarded the “Leadership in Transformation Awards,” for his work in integrating behavioral health and medical care and for developing and delivering training to all staff of the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. His curriculum teaches staff members to help patients better manage their own health.