Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

OHEA Legislative Kick Off December 1, 6-8pm

Oregon Health Equity Alliance ­ Legislative Kick­Off Event Monday, December 1, 2014, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Augustana Lutheran Church 2710 NE 14th Ave, Portland FREE RSVP Online ­ space limited Join us as OHEA introduces our 2015 Legislative Platform to improve the lives of communities across Oregon. Network with leaders from OHEA’s 33 member organizations, legislative champions and ally partners. …

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King v. Burwell, the ACA and Oregon


Read how the Supreme Court hearing the King v. Burwell case may impact the ACA and Oregon in particular as a state that is now using the federal exchange.

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Great interview with author Dr. Atul Gawande on end of life care

Check out Dr. Atul Gawande’s new book on end of life care “Being Mortal” which discusses a Better way to die. Listen to today’s interview on Here & Now. Many case studies of how being person centric, can decrease health care costs.

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Oregon Can Do Better on Women’s Health

The Alliance for a Just Society put out a report card that has Oregon ranked #26 in the country and receiving a grade of C in the 2014 Women’s Health Report Card.  Read more about it here.

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Interesting radio story about Medical Costs and Debt in America

The Take Away had an interesting story today about how high medical costs, which are not transparent are impacting American’s debt.

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