In 2017, Oregon’s coordinated care organizations (CCOs) will be accountable for reducing cigarette smoking prevalence among their members. To support CCOs, clinics, and providers working on this incentive measure, the Oregon Health Authority Transformation Center recently released a list of the best evidence-based resources for tobacco cessation counseling.
Adolescent Well Visit rates are traditionally low, particularly in Oregon where averages have been below the national benchmark for both Commercial and Medicaid populations. The Institute talked with Westside Pediatrics about what they have done to get adolescents in for these visits.
Obstacles to primary care behavioral health implementation in primary care practices inspired a group of experts across the state to form the Integrated Behavioral Health Alliance of Oregon in 2014.
The Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health's One Key Question® initiative aims to better integrate preventive reproductive care into primary care.
Michael Oyster, LPC, CADCIII was hired in May by Addictions & Mental Health at the Oregon Health Authority as the agency’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Specialist.