Projects

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Completed Projects

Specialty Care Demand by the Uninsured

Posted Wed, March 13, 2013

Timeframe: 2008-2009 | Amount: $32,359.50

In 2008 and 2009, the Pacific Hospital PDA funded studies to determine the actual demand for specialty care by adult low-income, uninsured persons in King County. The study found that there are approximately 0.52 expected referrals per person annually for specialty care among this population. Additionally, there is a high demand for certain specialties, with the top five specialties accounting for 55 percent of all expected referrals.

Specialty Referral Barriers - CHC Internal Systems Improvements

Posted Wed, March 13, 2013

Timeframe: 2009-2010 | Amount: $44,145.25

In 2010, the Pacific Hospital PDA funded a study to address the difficulties in tracking referrals within community health centers. The study led to improvements in several aspects of the referral processes at community health centers, including improvements in the electronic record medical referral module.

A Day Without a CHC

Posted Wed, March 13, 2013

Grantee: Community Health Council of Seattle & King County
Timeframe: November 2011 | Amount: $2,000

In November 2011, the Pacific Hospital PDA provided funding to the Community Health Council of Seattle & King County to cover the cost of producing videos for their education and awareness campaign to educate the community and state legislators about the critical role of health centers in improving health and cost savings in the local health care system.

Dental Case Management

Posted Wed, March 13, 2013

Grantee: Project Access Northwest
Timeframe: May 2011-June 2017 | Amount: $636,389

Project Access NW provides donated dental care through the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic (SCSC) and a limited number of private practices in King County. For uninsured patients, all care is donated. For patients with Medicaid coverage, the insurer is billed as normal. The participating clinicians appreciate the efficiency that Project Access NW brings to the care they provide to the uninsured and under-insured they serve.

Maintaining Access to Needed Specialty Services

Posted Wed, March 06, 2013

Grantee: Project Access Northwest
Timeframe: January 2006-June 2017 | Amount: $1,651,809

Project Access Northwest provides no-cost medical and dental care through a network of specialists and the systems in which they practice. Project Access NW partners with more than 1550 providers as well as every major hospital and hospital system in the region to provide care to our underserved patients. They also partner with ancillary service providers who donate their services so that there is complete and comprehensive treatment commensurate with that of someone who is commercially insured. The participating clinicians appreciate the efficiency that Project Access NW brings to the care they provide to the uninsured and under-insured they serve.