Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

The next movement for patient’s participating in their care- OurNotes

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The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard teaching hospital) researchers Tom Delbanco, MD and Jan Walker, RN who started the OpenNotes movement are on to the next stage in the evolution of patients being involved in their care, OurNotes. We Can Do Better and our Northwest OpenNotes Consortium members will be watching this closely.  Read more about it here.

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A new report finds huge disparities in costs of common surgeries

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Blue Cross Blue Shield in their Health of America Report “A Study of Cost Variations for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries in the U.S.” NPR also covered this story and you can listen here.

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New report on International Profiles of Health Care Systems

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Read here a new Commonwealth Fund report on the International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2014: Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.

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April 17-18 Institute for Health Improvement Open School West Coast Regional Conference

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THE 2015 WEST COAST REGIONAL CONFERENCE INTERPROFESSIONAL, INNOVATIVE, & INTERACTIVE A conference made by students for students. Please join us April 17th-18th, 2015, in Portland, Oregon for the first IHI Open School West Coast Regional Conference. The PSU & OHSU Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Chapter and the IHI Open School West Coast Region are hosting a dynamic learning event featuring: Exciting keynote speakers. Interprofessional and dynamic breakout …

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Tonight- January 19 Portland City Club event -Universal Health Care: Dead or Alive?

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City club of Portland is hosting a conversation about Universal Health Care on January 19 at Kell’s Irish Pub. Learn more here. Does universal health care stand a chance in Oregon? Is universal health care even desirable? What would universal health care mean for our state budget? For our employers? For our economy? This open discussion among audience members will …

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