Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Follow up story on drop in ED visits

Last week the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced a drop in Emergency Department visits.  This story shares one Portland doctors thought on why this occurred.

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Good News on Early OHP Data

News release this week that “Early data show Oregon Health Plan shifting from emergency care to primary care and holding down costs”.  

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Oregon Medical Association launches Choosing Wisely in Oregon

Choosing Wisely is a website where you can look up health tests and procedures, helping you decide whether the test or procedure is necessary. We Can Do Better is participating in the Choosing Wisely Task Force through the Oregon Medical Association (OMA). We’ve added a button link to our website, making it easy to visit Choosing Wisely and think twice before receiving that test …

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The Health Insurance Marketplace- Month One

Read about how the new Health Insurance Marketplaces are doing nationally after the first month in a Commonwealth Fund blog.

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Nov 18-Free City Club Event-Cover Oregon and Compassion Clinics

Cover Oregon and Compassion Clinics Date: November 18, 2013 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm Location:  Kell’s Irish Pub, 112 SW 2nd Ave., Portland With the new health care reform act in practice soon, we are looking into what it means for most of us and how to help those who may still fall through the cracks – the homeless. Liz Baxter, …

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