Network Spotlight: Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)
Highlights a conversation with Lisa Ladendorff, the
executive director of the Northeast Oregon Network (NEON).
NEON is a nonprofit health collaborative serving five rural
and frontier counties in eastern Oregon that work to
improve health outcomes in the region. Discusses challenges
encountered, past successes, advice for developing rural
health networks, and more.
Date: 05/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center 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
Spotlight on Health Center Payment Reform: Oregon Alternative Payment and Advanced Care Model
Provides an overview of Oregon's Alternative Payment and
Advanced Care Model (APCM) as a response to health system
reform to improve quality, access, health equity, and
reduce healthcare costs. Highlights the implementation
criteria for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs),
which includes interaction with Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
and the Indian Health Service.
Date: 12/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Association of Community Health Centers, Oregon Primary Care Association view details
Oregon Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan, 2017-2021
Describes a statewide plan to promote and support a
comprehensive approach to prevent HIV infections and
co-infections and to provide quality care for those already
infected with HIV. Discusses issues specific to rural
areas, including transportation, support for home testing,
and use of innovative approaches and technology to support
medication adherence. Covers the epidemiologic overview, HIV care
continuum, financial and human resources, and other
considerations made to formalize a statewide HIV prevention
and care plan.
Date: 09/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Health Authority view details
Aging in Rural and Frontier Oregon: Challenges Facing Rural and Frontier Home Health Agencies
Provides an overview of the services and challenges
affecting home health agencies offering assistance to the
aging population in rural Oregon by county. Includes
discussion on healthcare access, home health agency
regulation and reimbursement, recruitment and retention of
healthcare providers, and physician compliance.
Author(s): Callie Walsh-Bailey, Jamie Horst Date: 09/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health view details
Oregon Acute Care Hospitals: Annual Financials Reporting Highlights, 2015
Reports on the extent to which hospitals in Oregon, both
rural and urban, meet the need for healthcare services in
their communities and continue to operate as financially
viable organizations. Results for this report were drawn
from financial data collected annually from acute care
hospitals by the Oregon Health Authority.
Date: 07/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Oregon Health Authority view details