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Mar 19, 2019, 13:43 ET Washington Health Alliance Releases Comprehensive Analysis of Health Plans

Today, the Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) issued a report on the top performing health plans in Washington state. The Alliance worked with 18...


Mar 11, 2019, 17:00 ET Washington Health Alliance Releases Groundbreaking Pricing Findings

Washington consumers face significant variations in inpatient treatment prices across the state and by facility, according to a new report released...


Dec 17, 2018, 17:36 ET Washington Health Alliance's Community Checkup Report Finds Thousands in State Not Receiving Recommended Health Care

Washington state still has a long way to go if it is to achieve excellence in the delivery of health care. That's the key finding of the Washington...


Dec 11, 2018, 16:08 ET Report: More than 1 Million Washington Patients Received Unnecessary Tests, Procedures, and Treatments

A new report on health care waste released this week by the Washington Health Alliance – looking at 48 measures of common medical treatments, tests...


Feb 01, 2018, 03:01 ET New Study Finds Hundreds of Thousands of Washington Patients Receive Unnecessary Tests, Procedures, and Treatments

In a groundbreaking analysis of 1.3 million patients across the state who received a health care service known to be commonly overused, the...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:30 ET Washington Health Alliance's Community Checkup Report Finds Thousands of People in State Fail to Receive Recommended Health Care

Washington State has a long way to go if it is to achieve excellence in the delivery of health care. That's the key finding of the third results for...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Washington Health Alliance Selected to Continue Work for National Project to Measure and Compare Healthcare Costs Across U.S. Regions

The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) announced today that it has been selected by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:30 ET Washington Health Alliance Launches New Community Checkup Website with Advanced Interactivity

The Washington Health Alliance (the Alliance) today announced the launch of its new Community Checkup website, its signature site with detailed...


Jan 09, 2017, 11:00 ET Health care providers and health insurance companies asked to join the fight against opioid addiction

Two groups representing Washington state health care organizations issued a call to action today inviting health care leaders across the state to...


Aug 11, 2016, 11:00 ET New Washington Health Alliance report finds that where people live influences their likelihood of getting opioid prescriptions and other treatments and procedures

On average, more than one in 12 commercially insured adults in Washington received at least one prescription for an opioid in a one-year period...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:00 ET Washington Health Alliance's use of eValue8™ assessment tool demonstrates significant differences in health plan performance with one Washington-based health plan achieving the best overall score in the nation

The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) announced results on the performance of six health plans in the state of Washington using eValue8TM, an...


Feb 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Washington Health Alliance survey finds provider's knowledge of the patient and effective communication are most critical elements of the patient's experience

Many patients are having a hard time getting timely appointments, care and information. By contrast, patients say provider communication is improving....


Dec 08, 2015, 10:00 ET Washington Health Alliance Releases First Results for Washington Common Measure Set on Health Care Cost and Quality

The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) and the Washington State Health Care Authority today released the first results for the Washington State...


Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET Washington Health Alliance to Participate in National Project on Total Cost of Care

The Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) announced today that it had been selected by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to...


Sep 17, 2015, 12:46 ET New report finds disparities in health care a continuing problem in Washington state

The Washington Health Alliance released today a new report revealing disparities in how health care is delivered across race, ethnicity and language. ...


Jun 18, 2015, 06:18 ET Coalition of Leading Health Care Organizations Receive National Grant to Expand Choosing Wisely® Program to Eliminate Wasteful and Potentially Harmful Care

A coalition of leading health care organizations in the state today announced that it received a 34-month grant from the American Board of Internal...


Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET New reports find potential overuse of health care services across Washington state

The Washington Health Alliance announced today the release of three new reports that detail potential overuse of health care services in Washington...


Oct 01, 2014, 01:58 ET New report on hospital sticker prices reveals tremendous variation among hospitals for similar procedures and treatments

The Washington Health Alliance (the Alliance) announced today the publication of a new report that details tremendous variation in billing prices for ...