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MEAL PROVIDERS NEEDED!

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Volunteers are needed to prepare & serve dinners at the Human Solutions Family Center. Human Solutions Family Center 16015 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97233 Cell: 503-278-1637 Email: EFriedman@humansolutions.org www.humansolutions.org The Family Center is a no-turn away emergency family shelter located on 160th and Stark in East County / Gresham. Each night, 200 or more people stay at the shelter, …

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Health Care for All: Oregon Fix It Screenings

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DATE: Sunday, April 10, 2016 TIME: 3:00pm LOCATION: Bandon Public Library – Sprague Room, 1204 11th St. SW, Bandon, OR SPEAKER: Mike Huntington, MD & Paul Hochfeld, MD SPONSORED BY: Health Care for All – Bandon CONTACT: Bob Fischer  541-347-1193 ADMISSION: Free ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DATE: Saturday, April 23, 2016 TIME: 1:30pm LOCATION: Salem Unitarian Church, 5090 Center St. NE, Salem, OR SPEAKER: …

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Baltimore’s Health System Fails To Care For All Residents

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In the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, where Freddie Gray lived, the typical resident lives a decade less than the average American. With growing distrust in law enforcement, citizens are also skeptical about the cost and quality of the medical care they receive. Jay Hancock of Kaiser Health News speaks with Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins about the massive health …

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High U.S. Health Spending Likely a Result of More Technology, Higher Prices, New Analysis Finds

Despite spending far more on health care than other high-income countries in 2013, Americans had comparatively poor health outcomes, including shorter life expectancy and higher rates of chronic conditions, according to a new Commonwealth Fund analysis. Coauthors David Squires and Chloe Anderson found that higher spending appeared to be largely driven by greater use of medical technology and higher health …

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Consumer Confidence Project report is released

We Can Do Better participated on the steering committee of the Consumer Confidence Project which is housed at the Oregon Public Health Institute. Read the report that assesses Oregon CCOs for transparency and customer experience here.

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