Oregon's State Health Assessment, 2018
Reports on the overall health of residents in state of
Oregon. Includes information on social determinants of
health, environmental health, prevention and health
promotion, and other topics. Covers urban, rural, frontier
statistics for economic disparities; educational
attainment; food insecurity; homelessness; adult suicide
rates; chronic disease; mortality; oral, primary care, and
behavioral health workforce; communicable disease; and
access to healthcare services.
Date: 07/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Health Authority view details
Oregon Office of Rural Health Brochure
Identifies the mission and the activities of the Oregon
State Office of Rural Health (SORH). Addresses workforce
services supporting rural recruitment and retention, data
analysis and technical assistance to strengthen rural
healthcare systems, and policy development and advocacy
efforts benefiting rural health.
Date: 2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
Financing Project ECHO: Options for State Medicaid Programs
Outlines how 4 states are using Medicaid funds to support Project ECHO and enhance services for rural and other at-risk populations in California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oregon. Shares design considerations for specific delivery system environments and ways to ensure long-term
program sustainability. Project ECHO seeks to expand access to specialty healthcare services in rural and underserved areas.
Author(s): Greg Howe, Allison Hamblin, Lauren Moran Date: 09/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details
Oregon Rural And Frontier Health Facility Listening Tour, 2017
Reports on common issues, themes, and challenges found on
the Oregon Office of Rural Health's 2017 rural and frontier
health facility listening tour. Includes a focus on the
behavioral health system and provides county-level
statistics on key indicators, such as mortality, healthcare
utilization, unemployment, substance abuse, and more.
Date: 2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
Health Districts in Oregon
Describes Oregon's current health district landscape and
explains the legal role of health districts under Oregon
law. Includes background information on the organization
and purpose of health districts, and the role they play in
maintaining healthcare access for rural areas.
Author(s): Paul B. McGinnis, Sonya Howk, Emerson Ong, Jennifer Simeon Date: 12/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details