Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: Bridging gaps in health care access

Completed Projects

Outreach to Vietnamese & Somali Communities at Yesler Terrace

Posted Fri, June 20, 2014

Grantee: Neighborcare Health
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $416,048

Neighborcare Health’s Community Health Project provides services to the residents of Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) public housing properties at Yesler Terrace and High Point. It provides health focused outreach and education, support for healthy lifestyle behaviors, and linkage with primary care and affordable or no-cost health coverage. Services are provided by Community Health Workers drawn from the community, who leverage their familiarity and trust with the communities they serve to maximize their impact.

Diabetes Management for Somali & Spanish-speaking Patients

Posted Fri, June 20, 2014

Grantee: Harborview Medical Center
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $466,079

Our project’s aim is to improve diabetes self-management and health outcomes for thirty six limited English proficient (Spanish, Somali, Amharic, Cambodian and Vietnamese speakers) Harborview patients with uncontrolled diabetes. In addition, the navigators will continue to provide support to 78 patients recruited into the program over the last two years.

Targeted Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance for Latinos

Posted Fri, June 20, 2014

Grantee: El Centro de la Raza
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $237,124

The Affordable Healthcare Outreach and Enrollment project supports uninsured participants in the 48 El Centro programs and the larger community to navigate the Washington website and enroll in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Enrollment Navigator guides participants through the enrollment process by providing information that allows individuals to make a well informed decision in selecting their provider and plan, and information on how to navigate state plan and provider systems.

After-Hours Clinic for the Uninsured

Posted Fri, June 20, 2014

Grantee: Country Doctor Community Health Centers
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $553,958

Country Doctor Community Health Centers currently receives PHPDA funding to support a portion of the costs associated with its After-Hours Clinic (AHC), located on the Swedish Cherry Hill campus. The main purpose of the AHC is to provide access to primary care services when other health care providers are closed (6-10:00 p.m. on weekdays, noon- 10:00 p.m. on weekends), and when the services of an emergency room are not needed.

Dentures for Low-Income Adults

Posted Thu, June 05, 2014

Grantee: Seattle-King County Dental Society
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $241,440

Seattle-King County Dental Society will provide access to customized dentures and partials for low-income adults who do not qualify for Medicaid. Lost teeth impact adults’ self-esteem, job seeking chances and overall health. Patients will be referred from safety net clinics and will be screened and case managed by Project Access Northwest.