Providing access to affordable transportation in rural areas, particularly for low-income workers, the elderly, and those with disabilities, is no easy task. It requires coordination, partnership, and significant financial investment.
The Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments, in partnership with theIntercommunity Heath Network Coordinated Care Organization has launched “Pedal Corvallis,” a community bikeshare program to help Medicaid members reach their medical appointments.
Eliminating obesity and chronic health issues is an optimum outcome of any public health effort. But a community’s health is more than the absence of disease or life-threatening conditions. The U.S.
With all the advances in healthcare and technology, something as simple as walking can make a difference in one’s physical and mental health.
With the help of two grants, one for $2 million from Catholic Health Initiatives and the other for $99,000 from the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization, the Health Resource Center at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center has reduced emergency
Politicians, policy makers, and those interested in healthcare reform are keeping a close eye on the performance of the state’s 16 coordinated care organizations that cover almost 90 percent (942,811) of Oregonians eligible fo
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Healthcare transformation in Oregon and across the country has involved change on everyone’s part; customers, providers and insurance companies are thinking differently about healthcare costs, delivery and outcomes.
Affecting real change in health status and spending resources requires more than access to affordable care or a making certain everyone has a primary care physician.