Category Archive for: ‘Events’

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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Honoring Public Health Week: An Evening with John A. Powell

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Multnomah County Health Department presents: An Evening with John A. Powell, Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society Join us in a community dialogue with internationally renowned expert John A. Powell as he shares experience and insight on health equity, social justice and advocacy for the communities we live in and serve. WHO: We encourage community, …

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City Club of Portland: Profit in Healthcare – A City Club Issue Led event

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US healthcare is mostly profit-driven. How do profits influence patient care – for better or for worse? How do profits influence patient costs – higher or lower? Dr. Joshua Freeman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine and author of the 2015 book “Health, Medicine, and Justice.” He has written and …

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Better health at lower cost: What can a community do? The Social Determinants of our Health

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Better health begins before a patient ever sees a physician or enters a hospital. Housing, food, education, employment and other social factors play a massive role in the cost of healthcare and the ultimate health of our community. What can local citizens do in their cities or counties to improve community health and reduce healthcare costs? Title: Better health at …

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September 14, 2016-Save The Date- We Can Do Better 8th Annual Conference

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Please save the date for our 8th Annual We Can Do Better Conference on September 14, 2016 at the Portland Art Museums Grand Ballroom. Contact us if you want to help plan, volunteer the day of or contribute to our scholarship fund so everyone who wants to attend can Learn, Connect and Act. More information can be found here.  

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