Oregon Health Authority
Antibiotics are prescribed less often in Oregon than in other states, but their unnecessary use continues, and that can lead to more cases of potentially deadly drug resistance, state public health officials say.
Oregon’s local coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are improving care in several key areas and holding down costs, according to information released today by the Oregon Health Authority. CCOs began serving Oregon Health Plan members in 2012.
What: The DHS-OHA Joint Stakeholder Committee will hold its first meeting October 29 in Portland.
What: The Traditional Health Worker (THW, previously called Non-Traditional Health Worker or NTHW) Steering Committee will meet October 28th in Portland.
What: The second of three meetings for a workgroup – as mandated by HB2445 – to develop recommendations for:
What: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Metrics and Scoring Committee will meet Friday, Oct. 11 in Wilsonville.
When: Friday, October 11, 1-4 p.m.
What: Community meeting regarding Oregon State Hospital’s Junction City campus
When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Junction City High School auditorium, 1135 West Sixth Ave., Junction City
September 30, 2013 -- This week, letters will be mailed to about 260,000 Oregonians letting them know that they qualify for the Oregon Health Plan and can enroll through “fast-track” enrollment. Here is some background information that we hope will be helpful:
What: The first of three meetings for a workgroup – as mandated by HB2445 – to develop recommendations for: