Northwest Momentum Health Partners selected as a 2017 Next Generation ACO

CMS ACO model prioritizes care coordination for Medicare patients   OLYMPIA, WA.—Northwest Momentum Health Partners has been selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service’ (CMS’) accountable care organization (ACO) model, Next Generation ACO. The Model, launched in 2016, sets predictable financial targets, enables providers and beneficiaries greater opportunities to coordinate care,…

BBB ANNOUNCES $10K SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

The BBB Foundation Students of Integrity Scholarship Winner is Cameron Blegen of Washington. Blegen is a senior at University High School. High school juniors and seniors from Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana and Western Wyoming applied for the $10,000 scholarship by creating a 90-second video demonstrating how BBB helps people become smarter consumers. Blegen exemplifies himself as…

Building Blocks to Partnerships

Written by Sytease Geib, this story was originally printed in the March VOICE Magazine, published by the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce. On Feb. 15, the Thurston Chamber Workforce Development team helped lead a regional workforce meeting on behalf of Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council and included partners in education, workforce development and WorkSource. This…

Family Support Center of South Sound Executive Director Accepts New Position as Thurston County Public Health and Social Service Director

The Family Support Center of South Sound (FSCSS) announced today that Schelli Slaughter, Executive Director of the organization for more than 11 years has accepted a position as the Public Health and Social Services Director for Thurston County. Slaughter’s first day in her new role is March 27. Sara Holt-Knox, Chair of the FSCSS Board…

Women United Seeks Grant Proposals

Leveraging the caring power of community for women and girls in Thurston County Olympia, Wash. – Women United (formerly Women’s Leadership Council) of United Way of Thurston County is seeking proposals for funding of programs and projects from 501c3 organizations that specifically address the needs of women and/or girls who are underserved or disengaged from typical…