Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council holds public meeting on January 4

Agenda includes discussion of upcoming Community Health Needs Assessment


December 31, 2012 – Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council will discuss the upcoming Community Health Needs Assessment at their January 4, 2013 public meeting, held at Central City Concern in downtown Portland. The full meeting agenda can be found on the Council’s website one week prior to each meeting.

Date:                Friday, January 4, 2013

Time:               12 noon to 12:30pm:     Public Comment Sign-up

12:30pm to 1pm:           Public Comment*

1pm to 4pm:                 Regular Council Business

*Note:               To speak during Public Comment, you must sign up between 12 noon and 12:30pm.


Location:          Central City Concern

3rd Floor Classroom
33 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for persons with disabilities. Those needing accommodations should contact Jacob Figas, Community Engagement Program Coordinator, at[email protected] or (503) 416-1728 at least 48 hours before the meeting. 

As one of the state’s new Coordinated Care Organizations, Health Share is responsible for improving the health of the community it serves, including the health of socially and culturally diverse populations. Through a community health assessment, Health Share will identify health disparities associated with race, ethnicity, language, health literacy, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, geography, occupation and other factors in the Tri-County Metro region. The Council plays an active role in conducting a community health assessment and in designing, implementing and annually updating a community health improvement plan.

About Health Share of Oregon
Serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties, Health Share of Oregon is a unique community-wide partnership created to ensure quality, cost-effective care for Oregon Health Plan members. The largest of the state’s new Coordinated Care Organizations, 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.

About the Community Advisory Council
Comprised of a majority of Oregon Health Plan members, 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 also enables consumers to take an active role in improving their own health and that of their family and communities.

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