• Healthier Washington

    Accountable Communites of Health

    Healthier Washington will help people experience better health throughout their lives and receive better—and more affordable—care when they need it.


    Through the Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs) Healthier Washington brings together a group of leaders from a variety of sectors in a given geographic area with a common interest in improving health and health equity. Through these diverse multi-sector partnerships, ACHs are an essential part of the health systems transformation.  


    As Healthier Washington continues to expand, ACHs will serve a key role in supporting regional and statewide initiatives such as practice transformation, value-based purchasing and the alignment of performance measures.

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  • Upcoming Conference

    2016 Allied Health & Human Services Faculty: Innovation for Student Success Conference

    Please join the Allied Health Center of Excellence and our partners at the 2nd annual Allied Health and Human Services Faculty: Innovation for Student Success Conference to be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 at Seattle Central College's Pacific Tower Building.


    We invite you to submit a proposal for consideration to present. Share your innovative practices that have helped to ensure the success of your health & human service workforce students. Highlight the partnerships with industry and the workforce community that support the successful transition of our students into the health workforce and their career ladders. Click on the "read more" button below to submit a proposal.

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  • Upcoming Conference

    Washington Patient Safety Coalition’s Annual Conference for Allied Health Professionals

    The Northwest Patient Safety Conference is presented annually by the Washington Patient Safety Coalition. The only event of its kind in the Western United States, it brings innovative, stimulating, and challenging ideas to a broad audience. Presentations and discussions will be of interest to patients and family members, providers from all settings, and others interested in and responsible for patient safety.


    The conference theme this year is “Patients and Families as Partners in Safe Care", and will be on Wednesday, May 4, in Lynnwood, WA. For more information and register please click below.

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Welcome to Our Center!

The WA State Board for Community and Technical Colleges presents the Allied Health Center of Excellence

In 2009, Washington became the first and only state in the nation to codify Centers of Excellence into state statute (HB1323)

Ten Centers across the state represent a sector strategy to serve as economic development drivers for industries that help grow the state's economy.

The Allied Health Center of Excellence, with regional and statewide leadership activities, serves as a resource to all 34 community and technical colleges, K-12 Health Science, business / industry partners, plus identified government entities to ensure a continuous pipeline of new healthcare professionals.


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