Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Expert’s Want More Studies of Diet’s Role for the Heart

The role of nutrition in health really begins to make it’s mark

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Do You Have a Mediterranean Diet?

This is an interesting quiz on diet just published in the New York Times.

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Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Q&A

The AP has produced this FAQ on our health insurance exchange, now named Cover Oregon: While other states have fought President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul, known as the Affordable Care Act, Oregon has embraced it and is working hard to implement it. The law requires every state to have a new health insurance marketplace called an exchange. Oregon’s …

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KidsWell

The Atlantic Philanthropies and Manatt Health Solutions have teamed-up to create KidsWell, a website which tracks health reform nationally and state-by-state. It’s a tremendous resource. Here’s how they describe themselves: KidsWell is a national advocacy campaign focused on successful health care reform implementation on behalf of children. KidsWell provides timely, easy-to-understand health care reform news and analysis to ensure that children’s …

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Consumer Reports on Quality among Wisconsin Medical Groups

An article from the Journal Sentinel in Milwaukie Wisconsin references Dr. John Santa, one of the speakers coming to our conference in February. Dr. Santa -heads the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center, and Wisconsin will be the third state to have quality data published by Consumer Reports. The February 7th conference will provide a great opportunity to learn about the …

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