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Part 1: Thoughts on Universal Coverage, Health, Equity and Value

| Mar 11, 2021 | Federal

Hon. John Kitzhaber is the former governor of Oregon and continues to be one of the most important thinkers on state health reform in the country. Since leaving public service, he has traveled across the country, working with organizations, leaders, and reformers in health care.  This commentary is the first...[ Read More ]

Health care leaders outline legislative concepts to reform US health care system

Emily Boerger | Dec 17, 2020 | Federal

During a webinar conversation on Monday, health care executives, lawmakers, and thought leaders discussed potential legislative concepts to reform the US health care system. The concepts build on the Affordable Care Act and aim to move the country closer to universal coverage while also reducing the total cost of care...[ Read More ]

Health care leaders to discuss achieving value in health care during webinar on Monday

Emily Boerger | Dec 11, 2020 | Federal

During a webinar next week, health leaders will explore possible changes to the health care system that could result in better outcomes, lower costs, and new investments in families and communities. The webinar, “Achieving Value in Health Care and Increased Investments in Health,” will take place on Monday, December 14 from...[ Read More ]

John Kitzhaber: "The Coronavirus in Oregon"

| Mar 16, 2020 | Oregon

This is a true emergency. It is imperative that we move beyond a public health response (as important as that is) to an Emergency Response. In addition to the important efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Oregonians need to feel certain that the state’s health care system is...[ Read More ]

2020 Washington State of Reform Keynote: Re-Shaping the National Health Care Discussion

Emily Boerger | Jan 27, 2020 | Washington

Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is one of America’s leading health policy thinkers. In this keynote address, Gov. Kitzhaber updated 2020 Washington State of Reform Conference attendees on his work to shape the national policy debate among Democrats running for president. He also offered comments on the state of Washington...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Retirements in the legislature, "What You Missed," John Kitzhaber

| Dec 12, 2019 | Oregon

2019 has been a big year for us at State of Reform.  We held our 8th annual conference in Portland, and now host State of Reform in 13 markets (crazy, right?)  More importantly, perhaps, we recently hired Madeline Shannon of The Newport News-Times to help us cover Oregon health policy...[ Read More ]