Meet JakeJake oversees the strategic growth and operations for PSW’s participation in innovative federal payment models, including the Direct Contracting model and ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (REACH) model. During his time at PSW, Jake has helped to double the gross savings to Medicare, increased ACO participation by 50% and expanded ACO membership into new rural markets across Washington State. Jake leads provider and practice engagement for all PSW ACOs, focusing on education and outcomes to help physicians and organizations provide high quality care to Medicare beneficiaries.
He has built upon previous years of experience in driving success for non-profit organizations to develop a robust communication strategy, connecting independent providers, medical groups, and hospitals across the Pacific Northwest. Jake holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Washington and a leadership certification from the CHOICE Regional Health Network Leadership Academy. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Minnesota.