Umpqua Health Alliance Accepting Applications for Community Advisory Council

(Roseburg, OR) ¾ Umpqua Health Alliance is accepting applications for the Community Advisory Council. The role of the council is to give advice to the UHA board to help improve healthcare services in the community.

The council has completed a Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan and provides regular updates to the Board and the community.

The council is made up of 16 members. It includes people with special interest in education, tribal affairs, the faith community, seniors & people with disabilities, mental health & addiction and dental. Oregon Health Plan (OHP) Members and/or parents of OHP Members are given priority as vacancies are filled. Special consideration may also be given to specific age groups or others who represent the changing OHP Member population.   

Individuals interested in serving in this volunteer position should submit an application by May 15, 2015 for new terms beginning July 1, 2015. To apply or get more information, visit the UHA website atwww.UmpquaHealthAlliance.org or call 541-464-6291.

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About Umpqua Health Alliance

The Umpqua Health Alliance is Douglas County’s Coordinated Care Organization (CCO). It is one of sixteen CCOs in Oregon approved by the Oregon Health Authority to improve health care and make it more affordable for the population being served through the Oregon Health Plan. In Douglas County, collaborators of the CCO include Adapt (alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment), Advantage Dental, ATRIO Health Plans, DCIPA, LLC, Douglas County Mental Health, Douglas County Health & Social Services, Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI), Mercy Medical Center, SouthRiver Community Health Center, and Umpqua Community Health Center.

 

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