Western Oregon Advanced Health has made some changes for the better — including a new administrative facility located on the same campus as its partner Coos Health and Wellness and a new brand. WOAH, which connects more than 18,000 Coos and Curry County residents on the Oregon Health Plan to local physical, mental and dental care, […]
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Oregon’s coordinated care organizations appear to be reducing health disparities, according to a new study from Oregon Health and Science University. Before Oregon had coordinated care organizations, the average life expectancy of a black person was about two years shorter than that of a white person. Also 35 percent of women of color had no regular provider, compared […]
The Curry County Community Advisory Council for AllCare meets 5:30 p.m., Thursday to discuss current investments that address homelessness in the community and to consider new projects. The office is at the former Umpqua Bank on U.S. 101 in Harbor, adjacent to Wild River Pizza, and is open to the public. Read the article in […]
COOS COUNTY — Come January, Oregon voters will have to decide if they want to overturn a health care tax plan approved by the legislature this summer to address a funding gap in the state’s Medicaid program. The taxes were an effort to keep hundreds of thousands of low-income Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan […]
FamilyCare Health has been named a Top Workplace by The Oregonian for the sixth consecutive year. Each year, companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington are awarded this honor based on anonymous employee surveys. FamilyCare is one of only five mid-size organizations to receive this award for six straight years. Read more at State of Reform.
Five years ago, Oregon began implementing its bold vision for health care transformation — from a costly, fragmented system to a more unified, affordable model of community-based care for Oregonians served through the Oregon Health Plan (OHP). In Lane County, Trillium Community Health Plan was already serving OHP members when we became a Coordinated Care […]
Congressional Republicans’ recent failure to repeal Obamacare hasn’t stopped a small contingent of radicalized lawmakers, led by state Rep. Julie Parrish, from attempting to take health care away from hundreds of thousands of Oregonians. By asking voters to repeal funding for Medicaid, they essentially are asking voters to force more uninsured Oregonians to seek care […]
Cascade Comprehensive Care and Cascade Health Alliance will celebrate the company’s 25-year dedication to the Klamath Basin community with an anniversary celebration Saturday, according to a news release. The 25th Anniversary Extravaganza will feature water slides and other inflatables, games, snacks and giveaways at Veterans Memorial Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. In […]
A total of 49 individuals and 38 relay teams completed the annual Circle The Bay road run last Saturday. The 30-kilometer race took runners from Ferry Road Park through North Bend, through Coos Bay and Eastside and around the waters of Coos Bay along East Bay Drive and back to the park by crossing McCullough […]