Brian Myers – As Vice President of Rural Health, Capacity Building, and Health Systems Transformation, Brian leads several of the Foundation’s grantmaking portfolios. One of which is the Foundation’s Healthy Aging Program, which is aimed at supporting seniors to remain healthy and independent in their homes or communities of choice. He also oversees the design and implementation of the Capacity Building Program, helping bring over $245 million of outside funding to Eastern Washington and catalyzing partnerships to address social determinants of health. In the Foundation’s Health Systems Transformation work, he works with regional, state and national partners to address social determinants of health, improve quality and outcomes of care while reducing cost, and advance the integration of services. Prior to moving to Spokane, he worked in San Francisco with a nonprofit social enterprise. He is an avid ultra-marathon runner, often competing in mountain trail races of 100 miles and longer.

Recent Posts by Brian Myers

Tribal Partnerships: A Health Foundation Balances Relationships And Results With Native American Communities

A health foundation has found a successful strategy for working with Native American tribes. It includes looking for outcome measures that balance the funder's need for objective evaluation with the tribes' goals and constraints. Using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) survey seems mutually...

August 24, 2017GrantWatch