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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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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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Friday, Jan 29: Alive Inside Alzheimer’s documentary film and panel discussion at PCC Cascade

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WHAT: Screening of Alive Inside with a discussion by Fred Miller, PhD., along with PCC faculty and dementia experts. WHO: Families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. WHEN: Friday, January 29th from 6pm to 8:30pm. WHERE: Portland Community College, Cascade Campus RSVP: Please email for details and free tickets: musicvancouver@koelschsenior.com This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, …

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