Pat Justis, MA directs the State Office of Rural Health at Washington State Department of Health. A current initiative involves over 24 organizations in a private/public partnership to integrate sustainable palliative care in rural communities across multiple care settings.
Previously Pat directed Washington’s State Department of Health’s statewide and regional patient-centered medical home collaboratives. Pat has nearly 40 years of experience as a change agent in public health, health care, and human services.
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