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CCOs lead the way in Primary Care utilization

Have you ever wondered how the state spends its health care dollars? A joint report from the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Consumer and Business Services shows that CCOs lead the way in Primary Care utilization across the health care system, keeping the Provider/Patient relationship at the center of YOUR health care. Read the […]

New Umpqua Health-Newton Creek Clinic provides critical local access to healthcare

January 19, 2019 New Umpqua Health-Newton Creek Clinic provides critical healthcare access To address the need for local access to primary care and mental health services, Umpqua Health Alliance has invested in a new clinic. Umpqua Health’s sizable investment in its new 25,000-square-foot clinic bridges gaps in healthcare access that have been steadily worsening across our […]

Oregon Tech behavioral clinic receives $150,000 grant from Cascade Health Alliance

December 16, 2018 Oregon Tech behavioral clinic receives $150,000 grant from Cascade Health Alliance Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) recently gave the Oregon Institute of Technology a community investment for the expansion of Oregon Tech’s Behavior Improvement Group Applied Behavior Analysis clinic. The clinic focuses on the treatment of children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder […]

12 agencies, groups receive Cascade Health Alliance grants in 2019

December 12, 2018 12 agencies, groups receive Cascade Health Alliance grants in 2019 At least 12 local groups, agencies and institutions are receiving grants from Cascade Health Alliance in 2019. Cascade Health Alliance is a coordinated care organization, or CCO, that serves residents who are on the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) in Klamath County, in […]

Umpqua Health opens Newton Creek clinic

December 5, 2018 Umpqua Health opens Newton Creek clinic Umpqua Health has opened their new Newton Creek clinic. The 25,000-square-foot facility currently has nine providers and 29 clinical staff members, with plans for an urgent care clinic and more personnel in the future. The clinic is offering care in pediatrics, primary care and behavioral health. […]

AllCare Health And It’s Community Partners Are Coming Together To Fight Homelessness

November 26, 2018 Five on 5 KOBI Sam Engel from AllCare Health & Beth Barker-Hidalgo from Oregon Coast Community Action and the Curry Homeless Coalition recently discussed the HOPE Campaign with KOBI-5. The campaign focuses on homelessness locally, the homelessness situation in Curry County and how Oregon Coast Community Action helps the homeless population there […]

Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis?

November 9, 2018 National Public Radio When public health officials get wind of an outbreak of Hepatitis A or influenza, they spring into action with public awareness campaigns, monitoring and outreach. But should they be acting with equal urgency when it comes to childhood trauma? A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association […]

CCOs tell Oregon Health Authority to keep medicaid local

October 4, 2018 – Portland Business Journal The boundaries and even operators of the Oregon’s 15 coordinated care organizations could change next year, when the Oregon Health Authority awards new five-year contracts. The CCOs have provided care to 1 million Oregonians on Medicaid, coordinating their physical, mental and dental needs, since they were created in 2012. […]