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

Completed Projects

Healthy Birth Outcomes South King County Expansion

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish
Timeframe: July 2015-June 2017 | Amount: $299,647

Through YWCA’s South King County (SKC) expansion, Healthy Birth Outcomes (HBO) will continue to support medically underserved pregnant and parenting women, with a particular emphasis on women of color, by helping these women access the care they need during and after pregnancy. Many of the pregnant and parenting mothers YWCA serve are unfamiliar with accessing the health care system and have not been consistently insured prior to pregnancy.

Bellevue Community Advocacy Program Expansion (B-CAPE)

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: International Community Health Services
Timeframe: July 2015-June 2018 | Amount: $659,322

ICHS goals in the coming year: 1) improve access to health care, health insurance, and health resources, 2) reduce health disparities, and 3) improve health outcomes for low-income, LEP, and uninsured/underinsured immigrants and refugees, particularly those from Asia, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union with low health literacy and those in need of information about services and resources available through the ACA. In the third year, ICHS will focus on strengthening partnerships in the Eastside and Shoreline. ICHS will also try to improve health literacy for community members and patients through group activities, health education workshops, and one-on-one interactions to support health insurance and social services navigation.

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.