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Practice Coach Spotlight: Arielle Goranson, MPH

Blog - June 22, 2015
Arielle Goranson, MPH

My goal as a practice coach is to facilitate practice- and organizational-level transformation to meet the current and upcoming demands of the changing healthcare delivery system. Inherently this role is a dynamic one – the focus can change rapidly as federal, payer, and customer requirements continue to morph. My view of the practice coach’s role comes from experience facilitating medical home transformation across regionally located primary care clinics in a multi-state hospital system.

Know the Experts: Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network

Blog - June 22, 2015
The Institute

Institute programs rely on the content expertise of community organizations working to improve the quality of health care and the experience of caregivers. Without the leadership of these organizations the Institute would not be possible. Through a series of blog posts this month we are going to introduce these organizations and share more about their work through the Institute. If you would like to be connected to one of these organizations please visit their websites, or email the Institute if we can help answer questions or make introductions.

PCPCI June Newsletter

Announcements - June 17, 2015
PCPCI

Access a copy of the PCPCI June 2015 Newsletter here, and/or sign up to receive our monthly newsletters on our website.

Introducing Primary Care's Newest Team Members!

Blog - June 11, 2015
Marissa Sweeney

In 2014 the Institute launched the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) Online Learning Modules as a resource for describing and explaining the 10 must-pass standards and the 23 other standards that clinics can meet to earn points toward becoming officially recognized as a PCPCH in the state of Oregon. The PCPCH Online Learning Modules gained American Academy of Family Physicians certification to be used for up to 2 prescribed CME credits and was also approved by the Oregon Nurses Association for up to 2.25 continuing nursing education hours.

Know the Experts: Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership

Blog - June 9, 2015
The Institute

Institute programs rely on the content expertise of community organizations working to improve the quality of health care and the experience of caregivers. Without the leadership of these organizations the Institute would not be possible. Through a series of blog posts this month we are going to introduce these organizations and share more about their work through the Institute. If you would like to be connected to one of these organizations please visit their websites, or email the Institute if we can help answer questions or make introductions.

Monthly Institute Resources Orientation

Announcements - June 1, 2015
PCPCI

Please join Q Corp staff for a monthly orientation to the resources available to primary care practices and other stakeholders through the Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute.

 

This 30 minute orientation is limited to up to 20 participants each session, and is an ideal welcome for people who are new to their positions within primary care transformation.

 

PCPCI April/May Newsletter

Announcements - May 15, 2015
PCPCI

Access a copy of the PCPCI April/May 2015 Newsletter here, and/or sign up to receive our monthly newsletters on our website.

Improvement Project Opportunity

Announcements - May 14, 2015
PCPCI
The Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership, a technical assistance provider for the Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute, is currently recruiting practices for two projects related to improving care for children with special health needs and autism screening.

Patient-Centered Communication Skills

Blog - May 13, 2015
Claire Tranchese, Oregon Primary Care Association

Earlier this year I had a great day of learning around patient centered office visits and Health Literacy (HL) with clinics in the Institute Patient-Centered Communication Learning Collaborative. We spent the afternoon learning from Cassie Burn of Community Health Partners (CHP) in Montana.