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

Completed Projects

DESC Emergency Shelter Primary Care Clinic

Posted Thu, July 28, 2016

Grantee: DESC - Downtown Emergency Service Center
Timeframe: July 2016 - June 2019 | Amount: $509,116

The goal of the Emergency Shelter Primary Care Clinic is to provide a health home for DESC clients who would otherwise not have access to immediate services, except for a costly and probably unnecessary visit to the emergency room. This project has added an ARNP and will add a medical assistant employed by Harborview to be sited at the shelter.

Increased Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods for Underserved Women

Posted Wed, July 15, 2015

Grantee: Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (PPGNHI)
Timeframe: July 2015-June 2018 | Amount: $358,000

This project provides financial assistance to uninsured, underinsured, and low income women receiving care at the eight King County Planned Parenthood health centers to increase access to long acting reversible contraception methods (LARCs) and prevent unintended pregnancy.

Supportive Health Care for Non-English and Non-Spanish Speaking Patients

Posted Wed, July 15, 2015

Grantee: HealthPoint CHC
Timeframe: July 2015 - June 2018 | Amount: $370,000

HealthPoint’s project is designed to fill an identified unmet need to enhance primary care services for non-English and non-Spanish speaking patients by addressing language barriers and cultural differences. The project’s objective is to give these patients extra attention to help them understand, accept and engage in their plan of care.

Wellness for Asian Pacific American (WAPA) Project- Primary and Behavioral Integrated Care Project

Posted Tue, July 14, 2015

Grantee: Asian Counseling & Referral Service
Timeframe: July 2015 - June 2018 | Amount: $335,000

PHPDA funds will continue to support Asian Counseling and Referral Service’s continued efforts and commitment to serve clients who have fallen through the cracks in the new health reform system. The clients are not eligible for ACA benefits and are in need of culturally competent assistance in accessing health care and improving their health status.