Jeff Thomas discusses Washington's behavioral health crisis system, workforce shortages and improving the behavioral health system
Matt Beuschlein | Jun 15, 2021 | Washington
From vaccine distribution to access to health care services, there are stark variations in health outcomes based on race, gender, and economic status. On Wednesday, June 2nd, State of Reform hosted three panelists from Washington State for a conversation on health equity and what we can do to address disparities.
Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a suite of new incentives to help encourage unvaccinated Washingtonians to get the COVID shot. The Washington State Lottery will be conducting a “Shot of a Lifetime” giveaway series during the month of June, working with state agencies, technology companies, sports teams and
Public health support and outcomes are set to improve for all people across Washington state now that Governor Jay Inslee has signed the budget recently passed by the Washington State Legislature. The budget for the current biennium, and future budgets, will allow the Department of Health (DOH), along with its
U.S Senator Patty Murray (D – WA) and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D – NJ) are asking for input on how to structure legislation to develop a public health insurance option. In a letter addressed to the public Wednesday, Murray and Pallone Jr. wrote that they are requesting information on the
My grandmother would store wads of cash in her box springs because, as a child of the Great Depression, she couldn't trust the banks. I see my children now worried about being indoors without masks. My six-year old isn't able to feel fully comfortable eating inside a restaurant, even one
Friday, the Washington Health Alliance (WHA) was recognized as a leader in collaborating with organizations across health care by the ABIM Foundation. The Alliance’s Quality Improvement Committee (QIC) is one of several organizations recognized by ABIM Foundation in its new effort, Building Trust, created to enhance medical professionalism and improve