We hosted the 2023 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference recently, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of healthcare in Washington. Too often, those with good ideas for reforming healthcare don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process works. Those who understand politics … Read more

With the 2023 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up next month, we wanted to share the list of organizations that will be attending our event. It’s an impressive list and one that we’re honored to host and convene on September 14th! We are looking forward to meeting with Washington State’s leading … Read more

We hosted our 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference recently, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of health care in Washington.     Too often, those with good ideas for reforming health care don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process works. … Read more

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) issued a notice of intent to suspend the licenses at Daybreak Youth Services (DYS), a behavioral health agency and residential treatment facility that serves youths in Spokane, due to failure to cooperate with an investigation into ongoing patient safety concerns.     The DOH initiated an investigation into … Read more

The Topical Agenda for our 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now live!     State of Reform gathers health care and health policy executives—each working to improve the health care system in their own way—into a united conversation in a single space. At this conference, we’ll explore politics and policy in … Read more

Registration for the 2022 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now open! We’re excited to be back in person in Washington at the Spokane Convention Center on September 8th! Think of a State of Reform event as a gathering of left and right, public and private, into conversations about some of the … Read more

At the Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care meeting last week, lawmakers heard an update on partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for adolescents in the state. Dr. Alysha Thompson, clinical director and psychologist of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Erik Loraas, program director … Read more

We hosted our 2021 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of health care in Washington.     Too often, those with good ideas for reforming health care don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process … Read more