Care Coordination

Responsible for oversight of planning, data collection, performance measures, and implementation activities for Strategic Issue #1 and associated goals and strategies. Overseeing implementation of Health Commons care coordination technology and establishing future vision of care coordination services in Kittitas County.


Meetings: 

4th Tuesday from Noon-1PM

KVH Cafeteria Conference Room 

Behavioral Health Work Group

Service providers and community members interested in funding opportunities that improve behavioral health services, improving interagency communication and improving the coordination of care for people with behavioral health needs through assistance with system navigation, “warm handoff” referrals, and “no wrong door” policies. A 2019 priority is refining a proposal for a 1/10 of 1% sales tax for behavioral health to take to the Kittitas County Commissioners. 


Meetings:

4th Thursday from Noon-1PM

KVFR Classroom B

Opioid Response Work Group

Group funded by a HRSA planning grant to complete provider and community education, a needs assessment, strategic plan, workforce plan, and sustainability plan around opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery. 


Meetings: 

1st Thursday from Noon-1:30pm

KVH Upstairs Conference Room

Resilience & ACEs Task Force

Existing group under leadership of Kittitas County Community Network and Kittitas County Public Health Department working to increase awareness about the impact of trauma on health, building community resilience, and improve 

services through

trauma-informed practices.


Meetings:

3rd Tuesday from 4pm-5pm 

KCPHD Conference Room

Assessment Work Group

Group of data-minded individuals involved in KCHN to provide data and performance measure support to KCHN efforts. 


Contact Marie Betts

marie@healthierkittitas.org


A-Team

Team of care providers from different agencies in the community who coordinate care for people who use emergency services frequently or are at risk of re-hospitalization. 


Contact Polly Sams

pasams@kvhealthcare.org