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The Washington State Hospital Association advocates for and provides value to members in achieving their missions and improving the health of their communities.
WSHA will be the trusted voice and indispensable resource that leads, challenges and assists hospitals and health systems to improve the health of the communities they serve.
Service: We are a member-led association committed to providing servant leadership.
Integrity: We are honest in our work and operate with transparency and accountability
Collaboration: We act cooperatively, incorporate diverse perspectives and use the power of the collective to achieve our mission.
Innovation: We are agile and drive continuous quality improvement.
Equity: We share accountability to cultivate diversity and promote inclusive environments and opportunities for all.
Strategic Plan 2022-2024
Policy and Advocacy: Create public policy that increases health care access, improves equity, and supports a strong health care delivery system
- Prevail on top legislative and regulatory priorities
- Empower WSHA members to advocate effectively with their policy makers
- Build relationships, partnerships and coalitions to advance WSHA’s policy agenda
- Grow the Washington Hospital Political Action Committee
Safety & Quality: Lead hospitals and health systems in providing safe, high quality and equitable care for every patient
- Achieve safety, quality and equity performance goals
- Lead development of hospital and health system policies and practices that advance health equity
- Ensure long-term sustainability for robust safety and quality programs
Innovation: Define and support new directions for patient care, members of the health care team, hospitals, and the health care system
- Help ensure workforce capacity in the future through innovative public policies and new programs
- Develop new strategies to increase Medicaid hospital payments
- Pursue innovative and sustainable solutions for improving behavioral health care and finding appropriate care for difficult to discharge patients
- Grow streamlined WSHA data systems that support the care delivery system of the future
Operational Excellence: Keep the association strong through its people and finances
- Increase engagement with WSHA members, system leaders and members of hospital governing boards
- Promote an organizational culture and staff capacity to execute WSHA’s mission, vision and values
- Maintain long-term financial stability and diversify revenue sources