Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV)


Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation Membership

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee
Dianna Chamblin, MD. (Chair)
Andrew Friedman, MD.
Robert Waring, MD.
Kirk Harmon, MD.
Alternate: Stephen Thielke, MD
Industrial Insurance Chiropractic Advisory Committee
Clay Bartness, DC.
Ron Wilcox, DC. (Vice-Chair)
Alternate: Mike Dowling, DC.
John Meier, Employer Resources Northwest
Lisa Vivian, Eberle Vivian, Inc.
Sofia Aragon, JD, RN, Wa State Nurses Association
Dave Myers, Washington Building and Trades Council
Teri Rideout, Attorney.
Alternate: Joe Kendo, WA State Labor Council

The Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV) meets periodically to provide L&I with input and advice related to the provider network and other topics, below. It is a venue for business, labor, and providers to advise on L&I healthcare programs..

The Advisory Committee provides input or advice on:

  • Provide a venue for business, labor, and providers to advise on L&I healthcare programs.
  • Continue monitoring and advise on Provider Network implementation.
  • Finalize rules and policies on Top Tier eligibility and incentives.
  • Review “Risk of Harm” criteria. 
  • Support COHE expansion statewide.
  • Advise on development and piloting of new occupational health best practices.
  • Support self-insured participation in COHEs and/or other healthcare initiatives.
  • Provide updates to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee (WCAC) on reform implementation and other issues.

Meetings scheduled

  • January 22, 2015
  • April 23, 2015
  • July 23, 2015
  • October 22, 2015

Agendas and meeting materials will be posted a week prior to each meeting.

All meetings, unless noted otherwise, are held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the SeaTac Airport, Port of Seattle - in the Beijing Conference Room (Room 6012M), 17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98158.

Past ACHIEV (formerly PNAG) Meeting Materials

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  • Expand/collapseOctober 24, 2014
  • Expand/collapseJuly 24, 2014
  • Adobe PDF Draft Agenda (49 KB PDF)

    Adobe PDF Draft Minutes January 23, 2014 (1882 KB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint MPN Update (653 KB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint COHE Introduction (435 KB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint Activity Coaching (461 KB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint Surgical Best Practices Pilot Update (2.25 MB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint Risk of Harm (334 KB PDF)

    Microsoft PowerPoint Top Tier Update (390 KB PDF)

  • Expand/collapseApril 24, 2014
  • Expand/collapseJanuary 23, 2014

  • Contact

    Joanne McDaniel, MA, OTR/L

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