May 2016

Connecting Community with Providers & Resources

Blog - May 6, 2016
Maggie McLain McDonnell, MPH

Maggie, a Project Manager with ORPRN, interviewed Juli Gregory, RN, Education Director and Director of ConneXions at Good Shepherd Medical Center to learn more about how community health workers and primary care providers can work together to improve the health of their patients.

Improving Community Health Through Integration

Blog - May 20, 2016
Stephen P. Kliewer, D. Min.

Our shared interest in effective interaction between primary medical care and mental health care facilitated an ongoing discussion about how our programs could work together more effectively and we began to dream of not just collaboration, but integration. We began to move together toward that goal.

Online Learning Modules Help PCC Medical Assistants Prepare for Workforce

Blog - May 27, 2016
Marissa Sweeney

On May 12th I attended the Portland Community College (PCC), Medical Assistant program poster presentations on the core attributes of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) model.  This is the third time that I’ve attended the PCC Medical Assistant poster presentations on the medical home model.