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Oregon Health Authority Responds to Conservative Media Barrage

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Misleading commentaries triggered a backlash of ‘hate’ by taking out of context a line from an email calling urgency ‘a white supremacy value.’

Broad Action And Self Awareness Can Reduce Racial Inequities In Health Care, Panelists Say

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Language, education, income and housing all play a role in the health care disparities in Oregon, panelists at a health care forum said on Wednesday.

Healthcare Leaders Stress Need for Diversity Among CCOs

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.

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