February 2015

How Oregon is Helping to Prevent One Million Heart Attacks

Blog - February 11, 2015
David Caress, MSW, MBA, CPHQ, Acumentra Health

Learn how Acumentra Health and HealthInsight are working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 via the Million Hearts initiative.

The Importance of Medical Homes for Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs

Blog - February 25, 2015
Colleen Reuland, OPIP

The concept of medical home was first introduced in 1967 by the American Academy of Pediatrics as a model specifically designed for children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN). Though conversations around medical home have drifted toward a focus on adults with chronic conditions, the CYSHCN population could benefit most from this model.