Our Stories

As the Accountable Community of Health (ACH) of Pierce County, we are charged with transforming the healthcare delivery system to ensure everyone in our diverse community has access to whole-person care. Our work, in collaboration with our partners, initiates a ripple effect through the entire system. We are creating models for sustainable change that can be scaled and spread, linking health and human services.

Join the Pathways Advisory Workgroup

January 8, 2020

We have new vacancies on the Pathways Advisory Workgroup and are in search of new members. The PAW is tasked with providing oversight and accountability to Pierce County residents. The Pathways model is unique in that services are coordinated through a single tracking system, allowing for the identification and elimination of duplicate services and the improvement of health outcomes across a defined service area and population.

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January Community Advisory Council Activity Summary

January 7, 2020

Our Community Advisory Council was the first to reconvene in the new year, and it had a packed agenda for the first meeting of 2019. They reviewed practices and procedures, as well as held elections for Chair, Co-Chair and the Board of Trustees liaison.

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Ash Martinez Recognized with the 2019 Community Health Worker of the Year Award

December 12, 2019

Congratulations to Ash Martinez, Community Health Worker with HopeSparks Family Support Services, who is the 2019 Elevate Health Community Health Worker of the Year Award winner. This award highlights a Community Health Worker who goes above and beyond their duties of service to the Pathways Community HUB program (HUB) ensuring equitable access to services for individuals in our community.

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Linking Money to Mission: OnePierce & Nonprofit Finance Fund Team Up for Training on Nonprofit Financial Management

December 10, 2019

OnePierce Community Resiliency Fund hosted a full-day training on nonprofit financial management for organizations in Pierce County on December 10th. Attending organizations learned to assess their own financial performance and to understand appropriate financing for organizational growth. The training was delivered by Nonprofit Finance Fund, with financial support from UnitedHealthcare, and it aimed to increase readiness for the launch of OnePierce’s community loan products in the first quarter of 2020.

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