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.
Rebecca Forrestor, Group Health Cooperative.
John Meier, Employer Resources Northwest
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. These meetings are open to the public.

The Advisory Committee provides input 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 23, 2014
  • April 24, 2014
  • July 24, 2014
  • October 23, 2014

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 PNAG Meeting Materials

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  • Expand/collapse October 24, 2013
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    Joanne McDaniel, MA, OTR/L

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