Benefits of Membership

Organizations and individuals join Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) to benefit from the economies of scale offered by a long-standing, federally-funded member association serving a four-state region including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

 

By leveraging its regional power, NWRPCA is able to offer its members and other health centers in Region X outstanding benefits in workforce development, education and training, networking and partnerships, and high-level advocacy.

 

Interested in becoming a member? Start your application today.


General Benefits

Current Partnership Opportunities

Telehealth Partnership

Physician Recruitment Partnership

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Benefits include:

  • Production of multi-state educational conferences around the region
  • Workforce development services
  • Dialogue with national leaders and legislators
  • Structured opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, networking and sharing
  • Development of on-site and distance-based training adapted to member needs
  • Power to help shape the community health landscape of the Northwest through governance and leadership opportunities
  • Partnerships with top-rated educational institutions and medical residency programs

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Current NWRPCA Member opportunities:

 

Explore Telehealth for Your Health Center with Certintell

Is your patient no-show rate high?  Do some of your patients have difficulty finding transportation to your health center?

 

NWRPCA has partnered with Certintell, an innovative telemedicine company, to provide NWRPCA member health centers a 90-day free trial of their telehealth uCare Connect platform. The goal of this partnership pilot is to increase access to care to populations, minimizing missed appointments and streamlining services in community and migrant health centers (C/MHCs).

 

Pilot Objectives:

  • Decreasing missed appointments
  • Increasing revenue from more patient encounters per day
  • Improving patient satisfaction

Telemedicine Platform, Core features:

  • Video + Voice + Messaging
  • Supported Devices: Web, iOS, Android
  • 24/7 Live Tech Support

Telemedicine reimbursement varies by state, please contact us for more information.

To learn more about this opportunity, contact Alyssa Panning, NWRPCA Member Services Coordinator, at apanning@nwrpca.org  or at 206.519.5043.

About Certintell
Founded in 2014, Certintell is the brainchild of Founder Ben Lefever. His goal is to provide telehealth services to the low-income underserved population and help address the U.S. healthcare systems’ twin challenges of rapidly rising and unsustainable costs and the growing gap in access to primary care providers.  Certintell is a cloud-based telehealth software platform designed to extend the reach of your providers while optimizing your existing workflows, enabling communication and elevating your brand.  Telehealth can increase touch points throughout the continuum of care by making virtual care synonymous with in-person care. Certintell offers a single platform that adapts to fit your unique workflows and needs, while scaling with you to include additional service lines, providers and patients.

 

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Recruit Quality Physicians with Jackson Physician Search

All NWRPCA members receive exclusive, discounted services through Jackson Physician Search (JPS), a data-driven recruitment firm with extensive experience working in rural areas, and an excellent placement and retention track record. Let Jackson Physician Search be your partner in recruiting your future physicians.

 

This new partnership opportunity, brought to you by NWRPCA, offers the following discounted services:

  • An initiation fee of $2,000 (50% off for NWRPCA members): The initiation fee kicks off the search for top physicians by posting the available position at your health center across multiple job boards and online platforms. Physical mailings are not included in the initiation fee.*
  • Sourcing, advertising, and marketing the position: This per-month fee enables the available position to be assigned to a specific recruiter committed to finding the perfect candidate for the job. On average, health centers would spend anywhere between $3,000-$3,500 for this service, but with JPS, you only pay $2,500 each month.*
  • A 30+% discount off the placement fee (originally $22,000), the compensation for successfully hiring a physician and ending the recruitment process for the respective position. This fee is $15,000.*

*Original price points are competitive with market rates.

 

To learn more about this opportunity, contact Rosa E Mitsumasu Scotti, NWRPCA Development Specialist, at rmitsumasu@nwrpca.org  or at 206.519.5049.
 
About Jackson Physician Search
Jackson Physician Search (JPS) specializes in recruitment of physicians and advanced practice providers to hospitals and health systems across the United States. The company is recognized for its track record of results built on their clients’ trust in the skills of their team and transparency of their process.

 

One of the best places to work in Health Care, JPS attracts and retains the most talented and motivated recruitment professionals in the industry.

 

Founded in 1977 as Jackson & Coker, the new name highlights the company’s leadership and clarifies its role in the permanent physician placement industry.

 

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Contact Info

Organizations and individuals interested in learning more about the benefits of membership may contact the Member Services Coordinator at membership@nwrpca.org or (206) 783-3004 ext. 35.

 

Interested in becoming a member? Start your application today.

 

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