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The restructuring of the Oregon Health Authority has been completed, with seven new divisions now reporting to Lynne Saxton, its director.
SALEM, ORE., -- July 8, 2015 -- Oregon Health Authority began an agency-wide restructure to better deliver results in a transformed environment where coordinated care organizations are contracted to deliver health care services and public health programs align with health system transformation.
Oregon's health system transformation continued to show positive trends in health care quality and financial measures for the second year in a row. That is the overall message of the 2014 Health System Transformation report released today by the Oregon Health Authority.
The House passed the public health modernization act on Monday, ordering the Oregon Health Authority to outline a 10-year plan that will serve as a foundation to ensure public health needs are met in Oregon’s 36 counties.
Sustaining coordinated care organizations financially “dovetails with public health modernization,” according to Lynne Saxton, director of the Oregon Health Authority. “Modernization is the single greatest opportunity to integrate into the CCOs.
The lawsuit filed by FamilyCare against the Oregon Health Authority this week could have been avoided had the state agency not “stonewalled us the entire way,” Jeff Heatherington, CEO and president,
A Senate bill that’s pitched as a method to find better payment models for primary care is making its way through the Legislature, but Sen.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is asking for a midstream change to legislation that allows the Oregon Health Authority to deny payment for high-priced blockbuster drugs for six months after they’ve been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Oregon hospitals look like they’ll be facing a tougher nurse staffing law after the Senate Health Committee approved Senate Bill 469 unanimously on Monday, sending the bill to the legislative budget c