September 8, 2015

Bundling Payments, Improving Care

The Bree Collaborative is committed to working with all of our members and partners to improve health care quality, outcomes, and affordability in our state. This is what the legislature asked us to do when we were founded in 2011 and what we have continued to do when we looked at how babies are born,…

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July 7, 2015

Looking Forward to July Meeting

To celebrate the four years since the Bree Collaborative began with Washington State House Bill 1311, we are dedicating our July 22nd meeting to looking at where we started, at our successes across the State, and to discussing where we’re headed. We hope you can join us at Cambia Grove in two weeks! Where We…

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June 15, 2015

Shared Decision-Making: Why Does It Matter?

You deserve to be actively involved in your health. Your health care team should treat you as a partner and work with you to decide what type of care or treatment is best. This is why shared decision-making is so important. Shared decision-making is a way for you and your health care providers to talk…

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June 1, 2015

Planning for Future Health Care

Congratulations to the State of Washington. You are doing the right thing for your employees. Planning for future health care needs just became much simpler. Through an online wellness program, State employees now have an easier time accessing and filling out advance directives, documents that the Bree Collaborative encourages everyone in Washington to complete. Our…

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May 11, 2015

Pain in the Back: When is health care treatment too much?

Our health care system is great at many things – like developing innovative ways of treating and managing illness. However, we often don’t know when enough is enough. Low back pain is a prime example of a health care topic that often has too much treatment but that is very common. Almost 80% of us will have some low…

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