Region X Highlights
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Region X Highlights

Region X Highlights showcases some of the exceptional community health center projects and accomplishments in the Northwest.

This page is dedicated to a collection of links to local and regional newspapers, local news blogs, PR wires, and other online media outlets that appear in the monthly NWRPCA newsletter Northwest Pulse.

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NWRPCA offers these links as a convenience for our readers and not as an endorsement of the media outlet or their associated links.

Alaska

 

Southcentral Foundation receives prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, one of only two healthcare organizations in the country. Read full article

 

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation flight nurse honored for her work as an EMS provider. Read full article

 

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation's clinic at Bethel Regional High School has had successful first year. Read full article

 

Alaska Primary Care Association reports 49% increase in enrollment this year compared to last year. Read full article

 

Southcentral Foundation's first tribal doctor, Ritka Pitka-Blumenstein, highlighted as a Native American woman who has made history. Read full article


View the archived Alaska highlights here


Idaho

 

Community Council of Idaho distributes turkeys to migrant and seasonal farmworker families for Thanksgiving. Read full article

 

Family Health Services planning new building in Rupert. Read full article

 

Community Council of Idaho opens new Community Family Clinic in Idaho Falls. Read full article

 

View the archived Idaho highlights here


 

Oregon

 

Oregon Governor Kate Brown calls on Congress to reauthorize CHIP at Virgina Garcia Memorial Health Center. Read full article

 

Winding Waters building new dental office and new integrated health services building in partnership with Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness. Read full article

 

One Community Health receives $13 million from the USDA for new facilities. Read full article

 

Central City Coffee, in partnership with Central City Concern, helps people gain work skills. Read full article

 

OCHIN is developing social determinants of health tracking tools in health centers' EHRs. Read full article

 

Rinehart Clinic has received new grants for community health. Read full article

 

Jay Richards, CMO at Umpqua Community Health Center, awarded $70,000 grand prize at the 2017 Roseburg Angel Investor Network conference for his startup, Simple Screens, a Q and A application for clinics. Read full article

 

View the archived Oregon highlights here


Washington

 

International Community Health Services opens new vision clinic in the International District of Seattle. Read full article

 

CHAS Health hosting open house for new Nurse Practitioner Residency Clinic. Read full article

 

Providence is partnering with Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers on a new Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program. Read full article

 

International Community Health Services has many patients who rely on CHIP, and funding is in jeopardy. Read full article

 

International Community Health Services' Teresita Batayola awarded Puget Sound Business Journal’s Women of Influence Award. Read full article

 

Seattle Indian Health Board receiving funding from city to address homelessness. Read full article

 

View the archived Washington highlights here

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