Current and past issues of the ACT Center Newsletter and MacColl Center Newsletter.

ACT Center Newsletter

The ACT Center shares new findings, resources, and stories in our free quarterly newsletter. You can sign up to receive our newsletter here and view featured content from our most recent issue below and in the sidebar. PDFs of our past issues are also available on this page.

Our most recent newsletter: Spring 2024

ACTCenter_Newsletter_Spring2024.PNGOur spring 2024 newsletter features a Q&A with ACT Center patient partner Kathryn Ramos about the Integrated Pain Management Program and the team's new paper on virtual patient engagement. Other highlights include a spotlight on health equity work in the Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net, as well as new equity resources available in the ACT Center resource library.




Past newsletters

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The new Washington Learning Health System (LHS) E-STAR Center, predictive analytics to inform COVID-19 treatment, and more! 


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Our final newsletter of 2023 provides a brief recap of the year's key milestones and what we're looking forward to in 2024.


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Involving patient partners in research activities, promoting rapid engagement for behavioral health, and more!


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Integrating social health into primary care, remembering Dr. Jonathan Sugarman, Annual Research Meeting, and more!


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Introducing the Toolkit for Managing Persistent Pain, bridging the gap between research and care delivery, and a call for stronger focus on health equity in learning health systems training.



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Integrating adolescent mental health into primary care, why we need practice facilitators more than ever, new website resources, and more.



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Patient and family engagement, clinical innovation opportunities for family practice residents, reducing missed visits with predictive analytics, and more.



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Transforming behavioral health services in Oregon, patient-centered care to improve opioid safety for people with persistent pain, new findings and resources to advance social health, and more.


Previous newsletters from the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation

Spring 2021

February 2021

December 2020

October 2020

Other recent news

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New risk model uses advanced analytics to guide informed treatment decisions at Kaiser Permanente Washington
How the ACT Center is helping Vayu engage patients and provide comprehensive care
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Newly funded E-STAR center will elevate equity and community in learning health system research