Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV)


Advisory Committee on Health care Innovation and Evaluation Membership

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee
Dianna Chamblin, MD. (Chair)
Andrew Friedman, MD.
Stephen Thielke, MD.
Kirk Harmon, MD.
Alternate: Malcolm Butler, 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.
Neil Hartman, WA Building and Trades Council
Lee Thomas, JD, WA State Association for Justice
Alternate: Joe Kendo, WA State Labor Council

The Advisory Committee on Health care 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 health care programs.

The advisory committee:

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

Meetings scheduled

  • April 25, 2019
  • July 25, 2019
  • October 24, 2019

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, 17801 International Blvd., Seattle WA 98158.

Get directions to the conference center at SeaTac (

When available, meeting materials will be posted here.

Past ACHIEV (formerly PNAG) meeting materials

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  • Expand/collapse January 24, 2019
  • Expand/collapse October 25, 2018
  • Expand/collapse July 26, 2018
  • Expand/collapse April 26, 2018
  • Expand/collapse October 26, 2017
  • Expand/collapse July 27, 2017

  • Charter


    Rey Robertson

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