PAST EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

November 19, 2019: Is Oregon Ready For Universal Care? Maybe. But Does It Have The Will For Radical Change?

Oregonians might be ripe for statewide tax-funded universal health care, but it’s going to take political creativity and backbone for ...
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October 17, 2019: Trillium Signs Hundreds Of Deals in Portland-area Medicaid Market

Trillium Community Health Plan appears to be breaking down barriers in the Portland area. The for-profit insurer, which has faced ...
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September 25, 2019: Oregon’s Mental Health Systems Needs Repair, Panelists Agree

Oregon’s behavioral health director thinks it’s time to improve Oregon’s behavioral and mental health care system. Steve Allen, hired as ...
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June 19, 2019: Broad Action And Self Awareness Can Reduce Racial Inequities In Health Care, Panelists Say

Language, education, income and housing all play a role in the health care disparities in Oregon, panelists at a health ...
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May 31, 2019: Lack Of Affordable Housing Is Biggest Cause Of Homelessness, Expert Says

By Allan Brettman “Homelessness is caused by a lack of housing, full stop.” It really is that simple, Dr. Margot ...
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April 23, 2019: Society Works To Prevent Deaths From Disease, Cars – So Why Not Guns, Panelists Ask

By Alan Brettman Society expects health professionals, government officials and lawmakers to take action to reduce public health risks from ...
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April 10, 2019: T.R. Reid — U.S. Could Provide Health Care For Everyone State By State

by Allan Brettman Industrial nations worldwide offer universal health care in several forms, while the United States lags and may ...
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March 28, 2019: Panel Calls For More Collaboration Among Mental Health Services

By Allan Brettman Mental health services have fallen short for the people who need them most in Oregon — the ...
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January 30, 2019: Oregon Has Public Policy Failure In Response To Addiction Crisis, Panelists Say

By Patrick Evans The Oregon health care system is failing to address the state’s drug and alcohol addiction crisis at ...
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December 11, 2018: Oregon Legislators Detail Their Health Agenda for Upcoming Session

Five Oregon lawmakers, Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson and Reps. Mitch Greenlick, Cedric Hayden, Rob Nosse and Alissa Keny-Guyer, discussed bills ...
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