Healthcare Leaders Stress Need for Diversity Among CCOs

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Since racial and ethnic minorities represent a disproportionate share of the uninsured, there was a call for CCOs to become more inclusive

November 8, 2012 -- As the state’s coordinated care organizations ramp up, healthcare experts agree that a major advance CCOs can bring to the table is the ability to custom-design healthcare priorities based on the needs of a specific community.

But that won’t necessarily be easy, experts speaking at a conference last week agreed.

Health Equity Collaborative Advocates for the Underserved

The Lund Report
Diverse group of organizations aim to make their voices heard in Salem

February 28, 2011--The same two words that describe Oregon’s Capitol building also could describe the majority of its inhabitants: old and white. There are young upstarts and people of color in the state’s legislature, but they are few and far between.

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