Engagement and Collaboration
The resources below provide information on community, stakeholders and partners; tribal and urban native collaboration; clinical providers and systems; workforce development and communication.
Community, Stakeholders and Partners
Advocacy & Lobbying: Building Knowledge & Skills
ACH's are at a "pivot point" to be hearing about challenges at the local level that, given their access to state leaders, makes their voice critical in policy and system change circles at multiple levels. It is important to know the rules of the road for ACHs when dealing with advocacy and lobbying. This resource provides information on what an ACH can and can't do in regard to advocacy and lobbying as well as provides scenarios for ACHs to help in this work. (Nov. 2016)
Community Engagement Background & Recommendation Draft (NSACH)
This draft report was created for the North Sound Accountable Community of Health (NSACH) as a deliverable of the Washington State Health Care Authority's ACH Technical Assistance Contract. NSACH had requested a briefing on how to use best practices in approaching community engagement across its region. (Feb. 2016)
Leading Practices for Community & Stakeholder Engagement
Throughout project planning and implementation, ACHs must demonstrate that they are engaging and soliciting input from community members and partnering providers which may include: Medicaid beneficiaries, MCOs, social service agencies, direct care workforce, law enforcement agencies, and faith-based organizations, among others. This resource reviews the Certification and Project Plan requirements related to Community and Stakeholder engagement and provides leading practices and case studies. (July 17th, 2017)
This presentation explores the principles and practices from the 100 Million Healthier Lives Initiative (and other best practices) to lay the foundation for meaningful engagement strategies that support individual and collective ACH goals and opportunities. This presentation was prepared by Laura Brennan, MSW for the 3rd Quarterly ACH Leader Convening in 2016.
Partnering for Sustainable Transformation
This resource was given at the June 2017 ACH Convening. The objective of this presentation was to engage rural hospital leaders and ACH partners in a discussion about needs and ideas for Medicaid Transformation Demonstration project considerations in rural communities.
Shared Learning Syllabus & Presenter's Guide (CPAA)
Shared learnings are one of the four core operating principles of the Cascade Pacific Action Alliance (CPAA). By routinely incorporating shared learnings into Council meetings, CPAA focuses on exploring and sharing opportunities to support CPAA action and innovation. The draft Shared Learning Syllabus is being used to set the CPAA priorities for shared learnings at the monthly council meetings. The Presenter's Guide is used to prepare the presenters and give them an idea of CPAA's expectations of the presenters. (July 2016)
Tribal & Urban Native Collaboration
Olympic Community of Health Tribal Collaboration Policy
This document is a sample Tribal Collaboration policy created by the Olympic Community Health ACH.
Olympic Community of Health Tribal Partnership Webinar
This webinar, presented by the Olympic Community of Health ACH, discusses their techniques and examples with working toward achieving a robust and engaging tribal collaboration with the Tribes in their region.
Clinical Providers & Systems
ACH Assessment Tools of Provider Capabilities
This tool, provided by Better Health Together that offers a template on the sample provider capability survey. (September 21, 2017).
Best Practices for Engaging Providers: Part 1
This technical assistance resource is a presentation of best practices for engaging providers by identifying provider champions, opportunities to disseminate ACH updates and leveraging structures to engage provider champions. This is Part 1 of 2 presentations on provider engagement. (May 2017)
Best Practices for Provider Engagement: Part 2
This presentation was given at the ACH Convening in June 2017. The objective of the presentation was to build on the preceding discussion of rural health system partnerships to help ACHs plan for provider engagement across their project portfolios.
Workforce Development Considerations
This presentation was given at the ACH Convening in June 2017. The objective of this presentation is to provide clarity on workforce development expectations and related resources.
Workforce Development Discussion
This presentation is a follow-up to the Workforce Development presentation from June 2017. This presentation discusses workforce timelines, elements of planning, and workforce support/resources. (August 28, 2017)
WA Department of Health: Web Guidelines-Excerpts
Find helpful tips provided by Washington State Department of Health regarding developing a website. These excerpts are provided as a sample to assist partners in developing a website. They do not include all agency guidelines, standards or citations. (June 2017)