Valerie Tarico and Katharine Harkins from Resilient Generation joined our March Leadership Council Meeting to share an informative presentation on the Best Start for Kids.
If you are new to the ACH movement and looking to get up to speed on where we are today, take a look here for some of BHT’s history and many links to supporting documents and videos on our website.
If you are following efforts calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, you’ve probably heard talk of block grants and capping Medicaid funding. What really could be at stake in a block grant system?
The Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) provides authority for Indian Health Systems to be reimbursed by health plans, run programs and supply grants to tribes, with the mission of elevating the health of Indians to the highest possible level. It was made permanent with Obama's signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Like many of you, we are concerned about the future of the Affordable Care Act. We have produced this one page fact sheet on the impacts of the ACA in the BHT region which includes facts we hope you'll share with your community and representatives, like how 1,300+ health care related jobs were added to the region in 2015 thanks to the ACA.
We were saddened to hear that last night the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center, which has been supporting children and families in Spokane for 40 years, was victim of a hate crime when a racial slur was found spray painted on the side of their building this morning, right next to the playground.
Join us in welcoming Dr. Sanne Magnan, former President and CEO of the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, for a lunchtime discussion and bright spotting round table!
A huge shoutout to THEZONE on receiving a $85k grant from the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund to help with two innovative projects to help with their efforts to revitalize Northeast Spokane!
SMILE (Students Mastering Important Lifeskills Education) and New ESD 101 are hosting their annual conference "Early Prevention, Future Success" on October 26th at the Spokane Red Lion River Inn.
The Family First Prevention Services Act will strengthen families and reduce inappropriate foster care placements.
When it comes to health, not all zip codes are created equal.
"Fifth, allow these events change you. They have the potential to make you a better, wiser, more compassionate, more patient and more reflective person. Maybe even someone who can make a difference on behalf of others. Trust me on this one. Been there. Done this."
BHT is happy to celebrate School Nurses day by spreading some good news coming from Newport.
At CHAS health clinics in Spokane, more than 50% of patients reported using tobacco, meaning half of their patients were at risk for tobacco-related death or illness. So CHAS launched their two-year cessation program Quit Happens.