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

Completed Projects

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.

Outreach & Affordable Care Act Enrollment for Homeless Youth & Young Adults

Posted Thu, June 05, 2014

Grantee: Teen Feed
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2016 | Amount: $215,000

Teen Feed’s will offer patient navigation services to homeless youth and young adults through a team of Youth Health Coordinators. The coordinators will assist clients in understanding the new healthcare system and enrolling in Affordable Care Act services. The coordinators will also help the clients access services by accompanying them to their first primary care appointment.

Community Health Workers in Affordable Housing Communities

Posted Thu, June 05, 2014

Grantee: Mercy Housing Northwest
Timeframe: July 2014-June 2017 | Amount: $748,932

Bringing Health Home is working to address the many barriers and health disparities faced by low-income residents of King County, especially those who are recent immigrants or from communities of color. Public Health data clearly demonstrates the sharp differences in health outcomes between the poorest and most affluent residents and areas of King County.