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As Pandemic Abates, Challenges Will Persist In Health Care Industry

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State lawmakers and health care industry experts say the future includes workforce and capacity challenges for Oregon — even after COVID-19 fades.

Earling Leaves Premera Blue Cross, Joins State of Reform

Its affiliate, LifeWise of Oregon, already announced plans to leave the market at the end of 2016.

After a seven year high profile career at Premera Blue Cross, Eric Earling has joined State of Reform as senior vice president. He has since relocated to New Orleans to lead work on building its South Central edition, while continuing to support its projects on the West Coast.

We Can Improve Healthcare by Exchanging Ideas

The writer is hosting a State of Reform Health Policy Conference at the Oregon Convention Center Dec. 13

OPINION – November 26, 2012 -- If you had five minutes with the Governor to talk healthcare, what would you say? That’s the question we asked 17 healthcare, business, civic and legal executives from across four states: Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.

State of Reform Health Policy Conference to Convene December 13th at the Oregon Convention Center

Dr. Don Berwick, the nation’s leading voice in health care reform, will provide the afternoon Keynote address at this year’s conference

November 26, 2012 -- The 2012 State of Reform Health Policy Conference will be held December 13th, 2012, at the Oregon Convention Center. The conference will run all day, beginning at 8:30 and concluding at 4:30.

Almost 50 speakers have confirmed their participation on the agenda, including Dr. Don Berwick, former CMS administrator and perhaps the nation’s leading voice for health system improvement.

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