PCPCI April/May Newsletter

Announcements - May 15, 2015

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Improvement Project Opportunity

Announcements - May 14, 2015
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.

Seize the Opportunity to Develop an Equity Atlas

Blog - May 4, 2015
Scotty Ellis, Coalition for a Livable Future
A groundbreaking new toolkit has just been launched to help communities develop equity atlases, which have been successful in promoting healthier, more equitable places.

How Wallace Medical Concern is Engaging Patients

Blog - April 9, 2015
Bill Roller, Wallace Medical Concern
We reached out to Wallace Medical Concern to learn about their efforts to engage patients via implementation of a My Chart portal, providing online access of medical information to patients.

OHA Establishes Statewide Collaborative for Trauma Informed Care

Blog - April 1, 2015
Diane K. Yatchmenoff, PhD, Trauma Informed Oregon
All over the country, across health care and many other service systems, there is increasing understanding about the long-term impact of adversity and trauma on health and wellbeing.

Oregon’s Coordinated Care Model: Inspiring Health System Innovation

Blog - March 13, 2015
Summer Boslaugh, OHA CCO Transformation Center
Read about and access materials from the OHA Transformation Center's second annual coordinated care model summit, Oregon's Coordinated Care Model: Inspiring Health System Innovation, which was held in December 2014.