2019 Oregon State of Reform Conference: What You Missed
Emily Boerger | Nov 13, 2019 | Oregon
Michael Rohwer, MD, is the Executive Director of Curandi. He wrote the following op-ed on the importance of community and collaboration in driving change in health care. Community is the source of all human value; there is no financial, physical or social capital without the human capital grown in communities.
The number of uninsured children increased by more than 400,000 between 2016 and 2018, reversing a long-standing positive trend according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Nationwide, more than 4 million children were uninsured in 2018. “Recent policy changes and the failure
Today, Governor Kate Brown announced the membership of a committee to control the cost of health care for Oregonians. The committee will set an annual target for health care spending growth and recommend enforcement tools to hold the health care system accountable for meeting the target. “All Oregonians
Researchers from the OHA’s obesity glidepath workgroup have drafted a new metric for obesity reduction. Metrics and quality measures are used by the Oregon Health Authority to determine whether Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) are improving the quality of care and making it accessible for the populations it serves. According to
The full Detailed Agenda for the 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Portland on November 12th is now available! We have carefully crafted these panel topics after a long process of stakeholder engagement that has helped us zero in on the health care policy topics most important
Oregon State University has been awarded $8.8 million to help lead a 3½-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from cancer research more accessible, organized and powerful. Scientists from OSU, Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Carolina