CHOICE Regional Health Network is a 501(c)3 nonprofit collaborative of health care leaders in a seven-county region that includes Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston and Wahkiakum counties. The organization was founded in 1995 with the mission to improve community health in Central Western Washington through the collective planning and action of health care leaders. The organization's board of directors consists of CEO-level executives from hospitals, community health centers, public health, and behavioral health agencies, and the region's leading medical home. CHOICE has partnered for years with the region's health care providers, local governments, and a large number of social service organizations on a wide range of community health improvement initiatives. CHOICE works in three core program areas, which include:
Improving access to care and consumer education;
Care coordination and integration; and
Health system planning and transformation
A key strategy of CHOICE is to serve as a neutral convener to bring together leaders in our region to identify issues, develop innovative solutions, and implement agreed-upon actions. CHOICE provides skilled facilitation an project management services to drive the work forward and keep projects on track, ensuring active engagement of stakeholders and a focus on outcomes. CHOICE has more than two decades of experience leading successful community engagement and regional health improvements.
CHOICE is also the Lead Organization for the Cascade Pacific Action Alliance. CHOICE has nearly two decades of experience leading successful health improvement initiatives in the region. CHOICE’s role as Lead Organization is to manage the project against timelines, engage stakeholders, support local forums, establish shared measurement tools, and aggregate local action plans to develop a Community Health Plan for action implementation in our region.