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Community Health Worker Training Emphasizes “Popular Education” Model

The Lund Report
Graduates have gone on to work in clinics and for community-based organizations – and have come back to teach

Twenty-five people are currently receiving training in community health work – the second training offered as part of the Urban League's We Are Health Movement, which has created a community health worker curriculum tailored specifically to working with African-Americans.

Healthcare Transformation Meets Rural Health

The Lund Report
Eastern Oregon CCO proving it’s s possible with Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes

It’s been nearly 18 months since the first Coordinated Care Organizations got under way in Oregon. And like the rest of the healthcare industry, it’s been a time of transition, transformation and challenges.

The Eastern Oregon CCO in northeastern Oregon has had particular success reaching providers, helping them become recognized as Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes.

Private Sector Takes Over Mental Health Services in Klamath County

The Lund Report
Although the transition has been smooth, it’s still too early to tell whether access has actually improved for people on the Oregon Health Plan.

Is Klamath’s mental health system fixed? It's still too early to tell.

Just four months since Klamath County privatized its mental health services, providers are reporting improved collaboration, more efficiency and greater demand from clients.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Embraces the Triple Aim

The Lund Report
Its association has been invited by Dr. Bruce Goldberg to participate in a new advisory group on how to integrate complementary and alternative medicine into the state's healthcare programs.

 

OPINION -- Six months into presiding over the Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM), I see an organization in the midst of enormous transformation and professional opportunity. Today we are at a pivotal moment for balancing the needs of the future with the lessons of the past.

Health Share of Oregon Doesn't Anticipate Provider Shortage

The Lund Report
Council meeting also addressed dental benefits, non-emergency medical transportation

 

September 11, 2013 – Health Share of Oregon has added Kaiser Permanente to its roster of dental providers, CEO Janet Meyer told the coordinated care organization's community advisory council at its monthly meeting last week.

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