Recap: Better Health Together Sponsored Talk on Gentrification

Recap: Better Health Together Sponsored Talk on Gentrification

Better Health Together was incredibly excited to sponsor P.E. Moskowitz, author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. Gentrification has been a hot topic nationwide, and locally as Spokane is struggling with low housing vacancy, a growing and diversifying population, and changing neighborhoods.

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Better Health Together Awarded $50,000 Grant for Trauma Informed Approach

Better Health Together Awarded $50,000 Grant for Trauma Informed Approach

BHT recently was named the recipient of a $50,000 grant for implementing a Trauma Informed Approach into our Learning Cohort Training series. Currently, the main focus of our work is implementing whole-person care for the Medicaid population and is applicable to all demographics – cultural, ethnic, racial, age, income, disability, and more.

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Cohort Payment Policy

Cohort Payment Policy

Over the next three years, a Partner’s Pay-for-Reporting earnings from each of the three categories of work and will be based on a combination of selecting measures, then reporting on and meeting those measures. Additionally, Partners will be earning funds based on completing specific activities required by BHT and the HCA.

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Transformation Talks - Episode 2

Transformation Talks - Episode 2

In our second episode of Transformation Talks, Charisse Pope interviews Torney Smith, Administrator of the Spokane Regional Health District. The two discuss how Medicaid Transformation allows us to address upstream causes of medical need, value-based care in a capitalist society, and the role privilege plays in health equity.

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Transformation Talks - Episode 1

Transformation Talks - Episode 1

In the inaugural episode, Charisse interviews Dr. Anna Foucek Tresidder, Program Director and Assistant Professor Public Health, College of Health Science and Public Health, at Eastern Washington University. That’s a mouthful! Their conversation is equally robust.

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