Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

What do you think about this approach?

Read about Lane County’s CCO is paying pregnant women to stop smoking? What do you think of this approach?

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Two articles highlight hospital care pricing- What are you paying?

This week there were both a local and national article highlighting the high cost of specialty care. This New York Times article highlights specialty care and this local piece focuses on the inconsistent costs of cesarean sections and births. Come to our conference on April 24 and learn ore about price transparency and what you can do to impact it.

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Oregon doctor is raising funds for a universal care study

Dr. Sam Metz one of the “Mad as Hell Doctors” is working on raising funds for a study on universal care in Oregon. Read more here.

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Did you hear Think Out Loud on the ER visit study? – Went deeper than most.

This Monday’s Think Out Loud on OPB Radio show covered the emergency room visit study. It went deeper then most coverage and there were many good questions from callers. It is important to remember that this data was from 2008-2010. Listen for yourself.

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Oregon is #13?? – 2013 infographic from America’s Health Ranking

Oregon has moved up 1 from 14 according to the America’s Health Ranking. See 2013  infographic ranking Oregon #13 in health indicators.

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