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Ensuring Access To Quality Healthcare Results Washington

Details: Key to improving the health and lives of all Washingtonians is increasing access to healthcare. Having insurance is a critical part of access and a predictor of regular primary health care. Survey data from the federal Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFFSS) in 2004-06 shows that 82 percent of Washington residents with health insurance reported having a Health Care

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Improving Behavioral Health Results Washington

Details: Supporting behavioral health is crucial to improving well-being, saving lives and ensuring cost effective service delivery in Washington State. Behavioral Health covers the full range of mental and emotional well-being from day-to-day challenges of life, to treating mental health and substance use disorders. In 2016, approximately 12 percent of Washington adults self-reported

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Reducing Infant Mortality Results Washington

Details: Infant mortality is defined as the death of an infant before their first birthday. Many infant deaths are preventable and strongly associated with access to quality medical care, public health policies and practices, and social, economic, environmental, and political conditions. Infant mortality serves as an important measure for the health status of a population.

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Keeping Puget Sound Ecosystem Healthy Results Washington

Details: Puget Sound is a diverse ecosystem that nourishes Washington's health, economy, and quality of life, but human actions over the past century have damaged water and habitats. The natural resources on which people depend are in danger, and pressures on the ecosystem continue to increase as the population grows. Southern Resident orca whales are starving and Chinook salmon are

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Prevent Opioid Misuse Results Washington

Details: Training and supporting health care providers to use best practices when prescribing opioids. Increasing use of the Prescription Monitoring Program among health care providers to coordinate patient care. Working with communities, including tribal communities, to implement strategies to prevent opioid misuse, especially among youth by:

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Health Professions

Details: Health Professions Audit Findings, Recommendations & Responses 5 Finding Rec. DOH Response Lead Done Done w/ Current Resources Budget Impact Needs Legislation F13 R1 We have upgraded our policies on destruction of confidential records to require that they be deposited in locked containers and shredded. DOH Done 07/16/2007

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Archived: Food borne illnesses Results Washington

Details: Source: Washington State Department of Health, Annual Communicable Disease Summary. It appears the number of reported foodborne outbreaks has generally decreased over time, while the number of cases associated with the outbreaks still varies. A foodborne outbreak is defined as two or more cases of the same illness resulting from eating a common

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Daily Management

Details: health care because health care was so lacking in an effective management approach that would produce: • Customer first • Highest quality • Obsession with safety • Highest staff engagement • A successful economic enterprise

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Using Key Behaviors to Drive Performance

Details: A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a metric that shows the fiscal health of your business and can: Represent whether you are successfully running your business.

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Christine Stalie Results Washington

Details: As a Senior Performance Analyst, Christine is committed to continuous improvement in State Government with a focus on health and social services, in addition to diversity, equity and inclusion. She enjoys connecting with people, facilitating complex conversations, and collaborating to develop creative solutions. Prior to joining Results Washington, Christine led trainings and

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Improve Washington State Fiscal Health (Draft) Results

Details: WA state government faces increasing demand for public services due to many factors including federal and state policies and judicial decisions, a growing and aging population, and climate change. The state’s fiscal health is dependent upon several factors over which the state has varying degrees of influence. This dashboard displays several factors that reflect or impact the

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Restoring Eastern Washington's Forests Results Washington

Details: Healthy forests are vital for clean water and air, wildlife habitat, carbon storage, our quality of life, wildfire resilience and the economic health of our rural economies. But the state’s forests, particularly in Central and Eastern Washington, are in crisis. Hot, dry conditions coupled with overly dense, diseased and dying forests are leading to catastrophic wildfires.

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Department of Health

Details: Department of Health, Department of Early Learning and the Health Care Authority • AIHC provides outreach, technical assistance, and education to Tribes and Urban Indian Health Programs Healthy Communities: Maternal-Infant Health (MIH) Strategic Plan, 2010, is the official plan supported by Tribes an Urban Indian Programs in WA State.

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Preventing Substance Abuse and Improving Recovery

Details: In 2017, more than 1,100 deaths due to drug use were reported in Washington, according to the state's Department of Health. Research indicates that early intervention and drug treatment programs reduce addictions and deaths. The state has continued to build a strong foundation of research-based practices focused on individual interventions, as well as expanded the focus to

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Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies, Healthy Communities

Details: Health Ministers like Ameedah are part of the volunteer-based Black Infant Health/Health Ministry program, which Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department supports. Since Jazmine didn’t have health insurance and had only seen a doctor once early in her pregnancy, Ameedah told Jazmine about the Maternal Child Outreach Team (MCOT) at the health

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Preparing for Aging Washingtonians Results Washington

Details: DSHS, the Department of Health and the Health Care Authority are part of the Healthy Aging Initiative, which includes the Dementia Action Collaborative; Washington state is currently experiencing a nursing shortage. Washington state agencies have struggled to recruit and …

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Taking Action to End the Opioid Crisis Results Washington

Details: The Crisis Washington State is taking action to end our opioid crisis. Every day, an average of two Washington residents die from an opioid-related overdose. These deaths are one of the tragic aspects of this complex public health problem. In addition to overdose deaths, there are thousands of non-fatal overdoses, tens of thousands of people struggling with opioid use

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Archived: Adults reporting fair or poor health Results

Details: Mental health services. The Department of Social and Health Services is giving more funding to Regional Support Networks to expand mental health and crisis services to meet the needs of adults newly enrolled in Medicaid. They are also developing better systems to help people recently discharged from inpatient settings. Substance abuse prevention.

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Archived: Decrease rate of uninsured in state Results

Details: Having insurance is an important predictor of regular access to primary health care. For example, 2004-2006 data from BRFSS show that 82 percent of Washington residents with health insurance reported having an HCP compared with only 41% for uninsured adults.

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Archived: Residents who report they have a personal doctor

Details: The Patient Centered Medical Home is foundational to an effective health care system. Having a primary care provider is a core tenet of the PCMH, and assures that a patient has access to a clinician who knows them and can provide timely preventive and acute care.

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FFICIAL CABINET AGENCY RESPONSE TO PERFORMANCE …

Details: The Health Care Authority and the Office of Financial Management provide this management response to the State Auditor’s Office performance audit report received on June 7, 2021. SAO P. ERFORMANCE . A. UDIT . O. BJECTIVES: The purpose of this performance audit was to answer the following questions:

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Archived: Healthy weight among Native Hawaiians/Other

Details: SNAP-Ed Health Outcomes Project.SNAP-Ed is an obesity prevention program for people eligible for SNAP benefits (otherwise known as Food Stamps). This new project supports healthy weight gain during pregnancy by promoting conversations between medical providers and pregnant women and providing women's wellness classes..

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OFFICIAL STATE CABINET AGENCY RESPONSE TO THE …

Details: health prevention, early intervention and recovery support services, not all schools can afford to offer these services. Furthermore, the primary function of schools is not providing behavioral health treatment services, and it is not a simple undertaking. Therefore, schools must first have the desire to commit to

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Archived: Infant mortality rate for children under 1 year

Details: Infant death is a marker of a society's overall health and points to bigger underlying issues like the quality of healthcare, access to services, health inequity and risky individual behaviors. In Washington, the leading causes of infant deaths are birth defects, Sudden …

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Archived: Infants born with low birth weight among

Details: We are supporting the American Indian Health Commission on the implementation of the Pulling Together for Wellness Framework with tribal communities focusing on commercial tobacco prevention and control. Wait One Year campaign. Being born early (preterm) is a risk factor for low birth weight. Women who already had a preterm birth are at risk of

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Measure 4:1.3.A: Supplemental

Details: health Standardized performance measurement with clinical and financial accountability and transparency for improved health outcornes 7/15/2016 4.1.3.A — Constrain the Cost of Health Care Cost Growth HCA: Purchaser & Convener Purchase health care for over 2.2 million people through Medicaid and PEBB $10 billion annual spend Large network overlap

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Archived: Rate of Opioid overdose deaths Results Washington

Details: The Department of Health’s Unintentional Poisoning Workgroup collaborated to develop a statewide working plan for opioid response. The Interagency Working Plan is a key directive under Governor Inslee’s Executive Order 16-09, “Addressing the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis”. The order was signed in October of 2016 and directs state

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An Agency Guide to Hosting a Performance Audit

Details: Health Care Authority, Basic Health Plan Audit, Part 1. Sterling Associates, LLP An Agency Guide to Hosting a Performance Audit Page 2 Department of Health, Health Professions Licensing Review Department of Licensing, Transformation Performance Audit Board Performance

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STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Details: provided by health care providers in the Immunization Information System (IIS). If schools are not using the School Module, then there is a higher chance for errors as schools rely on parents to self-report through the enrollment forms.

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Archived: Decrease the rate of extremely serious worker

Details: Data source: WA State Department of Labor & Industries Data Warehouse and the Department of Health's Comprehensive Abstract Reporting System (CHARS). Definition: WC claims linked to in-patient hospitalizations in CHARS. Rates adjusted to 2012 industry mix. Hours worked. Quarter rates utilize preliminary data*

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Archived: Unintended pregnancy Results Washington

Details: Training Community Health Workers. Community Health Workers are trusted members of a community that can connect people to information and resources. We are working with a company on developing a family planning training module. Strategizing with partners. Preventing unintended pregnancy is …

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Increasing the Economic Security of

Details: Healthcare – In 2017, Washington had a 5.5 percent uninsured rate, as compared to 8.6 percent nationwide, which resulted in about 400,000 people uninsured. Medicaid is an important factor in economic stability. Rental housing availability – In 2016, Washington had a 3.2 percent rental vacancy rate, which is lower than the seven percent vacancy rate considered the balanced or “natural

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Archived: Maintain Washington Infrastructure Assets

Details: &refresh=10 Data source: Washington State Department of TransportatioIn 2014, 85 percent of Washington state’s infrastructure assets were in satisfactory condition as measured by the Infrastructure Health Index, compared to the 2013 baseline of 86 percent. This index includes both transportation assets (pavement, bridges, ferry terminals, ferry vessels and transit fleet)

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STATE OF WASHINGTON

Details: The Health Care Authority and Office of Financial Management worked together to provide this response. We share the SAO’s desire to address the behavioral health needs of children and youth in a timely and efficient manner. We also support a comprehensive approach to K-12 student behavioral health, which

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Archived: On-site sewage systems inspections Results

Details: Local health jurisdictions began this work in 2008. We have awarded over $7 million in federal funds to support local septic management programs that have: Estimated over 600,000 septic systems in Puget Sound, nearly 85,000 in Marine Recovery Areas and other specially designated areas.

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Agency action plans Results Washington

Details: The following executive branch agency action plans were developed in response to performance audits conducted by the Washington State Auditor's Office. These action plans are monitored to completion by Results Washington. The Joint Legislative Audit Review Committee also conducts performance audits. JLARC staff follow up with agencies and the legislature to track

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Archived: 10th graders with healthy weight Results

Details: WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under 5. WIC provides monthly checks for healthy food, health screenings and referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support. WIC participation is associated with improved diets in children.

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Archived: Suicide death rate Results Washington

Details: Suicide is a serious public health problem in Washington State. The state’s 2015 suicide rate of 15.6 per 100,000 residents was 17 % higher than the national rate of 13.3 per 100,000. From 2011 to 2015, 5263 Washington residents died from suicide. They ranged from 11 to 101 years old. On average, three people die by suicide every day.

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Archived: Adults receiving outpatient mental health

Details: The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery website, which contains resource information on available behavioral health services: Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery. The Washington State Behavioral Health Advisory Council (BHAC) has a membership consisting of consumers, providers, advocates, and governmental representatives.

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Increasing Young Adult Engagement for Successful Adulthood

Details: The Department of Social and Health Services estimates that 29 percent of all youth will become disengaged from work or school by 22 years old. Gov. Inslee supports all pathways to successful adulthood and is spearheading Career Connect Washington, a framework that expands opportunities for all young Washingtonians undergoing the transition

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Archived: Infants born with low birth weight among Blacks

Details: Health Care Authority leads the effort to help pregnant women on Medicaid get prenatal care as early as possible. As of February 2016, there are 843,967 children enrolled in Apple Health for Kids. Health Care Authority provides one year of family planning services to …

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Archived: Reduce the long-term care facility complaint

Details: Complaints about health, safety, and quality of care are investigated, with follow-up action required by the facilities, subject to enforcement by the state if needed. Complaint volumes have increased both because the number of facility residents has grown, and because of improved reporting by the public and service providers.

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Archived: Mental health consumers receiving a service

Details: The Washington State Behavioral Health Advisory Council (BHAC) has a membership consisting of consumers, providers, advocates, and governmental representatives. The membership represents a balanced representation of the state’s population with respect …

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Archived: Increase treatment of forested lands for forest

Details: Forest health treatments reduce crowding and remove weaker trees. This reduces the risk of wildfire damage and increases the remaining trees' ability to resist or recover from drought, wind or ice storms, wildfire and forest insect or pest activity into the future.

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STATE OF WASHINGTON

Details: state health officer, Foundational Public Health Services, Health Systems Transformation and Innovation, and Grant Management Services. The cost of itemizing services such as these would likely be far more expensive than using the indirect cost rate. In reviewing costs for grants management and revenue services, for example, the analysis

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Archived: Outpatient chemical dependency treatment

Details: The Washington State Behavioral Health Advisory Council (BHAC) has a membership consisting of consumers, providers, advocates, and governmental representatives. The membership represents a balanced representation of the state’s population with respect …

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Archived: 10th graders who report drinking alcohol in the

Details: Since 1998, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Behavioral Health Administration, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR), has administered federal Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) funding for community and statewide programs.

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Increasing Retirement Security for Washingtonians

Details: Eligible workers are delaying retirement for many reasons including: lack of retirement savings, early cash-outs of retirement savings, lack of assets, student loan debt, the cost of health and long-term care, effects of family member substance use disorder, and other retirement security risk factors.

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Archived: Infants whose mothers receive prenatal care in

Details: Local health jurisdictions, community service organizations, medical providers, health and social service programs, and women in communities with low rates of first trimester prenatal care entry can partner with us to identify system changes to address delays in care.

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Archived: New HIV cases Results Washington

Details: On December 1, 2014, World AIDS Day, Governor Inslee issued a proclamation to end AIDS in Washington. The proclamation set a goal of reducing new HIV diagnoses by 50%, by2020; reducing disparities in health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLWH);and tasked the HIV Planning and Steering Group (HPSG), a statewide HIV treatment and prevention planning body, with developing …

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