(Portland, OR) – Members of Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hear several presentations at their October 2nd meeting, including an overview of the Future Generations Collaborative, a groundbreaking partnership in Multnomah County which working to heal the health of future Native generations and the relationships among the Native community and local health/human services government agencies. The Collaborative is partially funded through Health Share Transformation Funds. The meeting, which begins at 12:30pm, will be held at Health Share’s administrative offices at the Broadway Plaza Building, 2121 SW Broadway, Suite 200, Portland. The meeting is open to the public.
The Council will also hear presentation on a Chronic Disease Self-Management Pilot in Clackamas and a presentation and update on the current Community Health Needs Assessment via the Healthy Columbia Willamette Collaborative and the Community Health Survey, which is currently underway.
An update from the Transportation Advisory Committee for Ride to Care will be followed by an update on non-emergency medical transportation services in response to a public comment at a previous Council Meeting.
The meeting is open to the public and Health Share members are encouraged to attend.
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time: Council Meeting: 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Public comment period: 12:45pm to 12:55pm
Location: Health Share of Oregon administrative offices, Broadway Plaza Building, 2121 SW Broadway, #200, Portland, Oregon 97201.
Parking is available onsite.
Public transportation includes Tri-Met’s Green, Orange and Yellow lines, and bus routes #1, #8, #9, #12, #17, #19, #44, #68 and #94.
Agenda: Posted to the Council’s website one week prior to each meeting
Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for persons with disabilities. Those needing accommodations should contact Michael Anderson-Nathe at [email protected] or (503) 416-4980 at least 48 hours before the meeting.
About the Community Advisory Council
Comprised of Oregon Health Plan members, leaders from community-based organizations and county agencies, the Council plays a dual role. In addition to advising Health Share’s Board of Directors on the strategic direction of the organization, the Council enables consumers to take an active role in improving their own health and that of their family and communities.
About Health Share of Oregon
Serving over 240,000 members in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties, Health Share of Oregon is a unique community-wide partnership created to ensure quality, cost-effective physical, dental, and mental health care for Oregon Health Plan members. Working towards a regional system of care, Health Share provides an integrated community delivery system with the objective of achieving better care, better health, and lower costs for the Medicaid population and for the region.
Health Share is a collaborative of 11 founding partners: Adventist Health, CareOregon, Central City Concern, Clackamas County, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health, Multnomah County, Oregon Health & Science University, Providence Health & Services, Tuality Health Alliance, and Washington County.