Evaluation and continuous improvement allows Accountable Communities of Health to continually assess processes and improve effectiveness. This portion of the ACH Toolkit will provide resources that take a further look into current ACH work and evaluate what is working and where improvements can be made.
The Health Care Authority (HCA) has contracted with the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) to evaluate the ACH initiative. The attached report discusses the approach to Evaluating the Accountable Communities of Health Initiative.
The Center for Health and Evaluation (CCHE) discusses the development of Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs), both as an initiative within Healthier Washington and as individual coalitions dedicated to regional population health improvement in their first year evaluation report.