Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2010’

Breaking Out of a Circle of Scarcity

John Tapogna, president of ECONorthwest, presents Oregon Business Plan’s research and views on the challenges for the 2010s and beyond. Data looking back up to 30 years is made visual and used to set a context for our current situation. A video of the Q&A following this talk can is also online.

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Delivering Better Primary Care

Here’s a great article by Pauline W. Chen, MD, published recently in the New York Times. She begins: “Transforming primary care — from easily measured, time-limited activities that closely track the existing reimbursement system to more valuable but also more time-consuming ones, such as supporting patients as they become engaged in managing their own health — is a complex process…. Although …

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May 2010 Newsletter

May 2010 Newsletter In this Issue: On the Road Again Executive Director’s Update Listen to a “podcast” Portland Sunday Parkways & You Archimedes Movement 2010 Conference? On the road again… Archimedes is hittin’ the road again! This time as part of a series of film viewings and discussions across Oregon. From May 24th through 28th, Matt and Liz will head …

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Psst! Health Reform Being Mapped Out in Oregon

There is hardly a day that goes by without someone asking about the federal health insurance reform bill and what it will mean to them as it gets implemented. When people learn that Oregon also passed legislation, there is often surprise – and curiosity about whether Oregon’s reform will get trumped by the federal legislation. Americans know our health care …

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