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Laura Pennington

by Jasmine Batchelor

June 11, 2018

Practice Transformation Manager,
Washington State Health Care Authority

As part of the Healthier Washington initiative, Laura leads the Shared Decision Making Program, working closely with the Chief Medical Officer and national experts to develop and implement a process to certify patient decision aids in Washington, including spreading the use of shared decision making as a practice throughout the state. Laura’s background is in public health and clinical quality performance measurement, where she has worked with communities over 17 years to implement policy and environmental changes to influence healthy outcomes.