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3/4/2014Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet March 7 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet March 7 in Portland
2/27/2014Oregon Health Policy Board to meet March 4 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board to meet March 4 in Portland
2/25/2014Public Health Advisory Board meeting is March 7 in PortlandMeeting notice
The Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) will hold its quarterly public meeting
2/19/2014Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet Feb. 21 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
2/19/2014Oregon Hospital Metrics Advisory Committee to meet Feb. 21 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
Oregon Hospital Metrics Advisory Committee, public meeting
2/18/2014Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet Feb. 20 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet Feb. 20 in Portland
2/12/2014Future of Public Health task force meets Feb. 19 in SalemMeeting notice
2/6/2014The Oregon Hospital Metrics Advisory Committee holds first meeting February 7 by phoneMeeting notice
2/4/2014Coordinated care organization progress data shows continued reduction in emergency department visits, lower costsCoordinated care
1/31/2014Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet February 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee, meeting, February 6, administrative rules governing client civil rights
1/29/2014Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet by phone January 31Meeting notice
1/29/2014Oregon Health Policy Board to meet February 4 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board to meet February 4 in Portland
1/22/2014School Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 19Prevention
School Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 19
1/21/2014Health advisory lifted for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health advisory lifted for Willow Creek Reservoir
1/21/2014Health officials warn of Listeria infection after newborn falls illPrevention
1/16/2014Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets Jan. 16Meeting notice
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets Jan. 16
1/10/2014Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet January 30 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority Client Civil Rights Policy and Procedures Rules Advisory Committee to meet January 30 in Portland. The committee will be updated on the development of administrative rules governing client civil rights.
1/3/2014Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council Joint Subcommittee meets January 7 in PortlandMeeting notice
12/31/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold Brief Telephone Meeting Jan. 7Meeting notice
OHPB; Meeting
12/31/2013Future of Public Health task force meets Jan. 21Meeting notice
Public Health; meeting
12/30/2013Health advisory lifted for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
12/18/2013Health Advisory Lifted for Fern Ridge ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health Advisory Lifted for Fern Ridge Reservoir
12/16/2013Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards Rules Advisory Committee to meet December 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards Rules Advisory Committee, meeting notice, December 19, 2013, Oregon Health Authority, Department of Human Services
12/11/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet December 13Meeting notice
Oregon Health Authority Metrics and Scoring Committee, meeting, 2014 benchmarks and improvement targets, Dental Quality Metrics Workgroup recommendations
12/5/2013Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards Rules Advisory Committee to meet December 9 in PortlandMeeting notice
12/3/2013Health advisory lifted for Tenmile LakesPublic health - algae
Reduced toxin levels confirmed oha news release
11/27/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to meet December 3 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board, public meeting, Oregon Health Authority, coordinated care, affordable care act
11/27/2013Public Health Advisory Board meets Dec. 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
Public Health Advisory Board quarterly public meeting
11/21/2013Health advisory lifted for Devils LakePublic health - algae
Oregon Health Authority Health advisory lifted for Devils Lake. Reduced blue-green algae levels confirmed.
11/21/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet by phone November 25Meeting notice
11/20/2013School-based health center workgroup meets Nov. 25Meeting notice
School-based health center workgroup, HB2445, meeting, care coordination,
11/19/2013Task force on future of public health services to hold first meeting FridayMeeting notice
Task force public health services oha
11/18/2013Rules Advisory Committee on Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards to meet Nov. 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority, news release, Rules Advisory Committee on Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards, meeting notice
11/18/2013Oregon among lowest in the nation for unneeded antibiotics usePublic health - communicable disease
Oregon Health Authority, news release, antibiotics, public health, Oregon AWARE, Get Smart About Antibiotics Week
11/6/2013Early data show Oregon Health Plan shifting from emergency care to primary care and holding down costsCoordinated care
10/31/2013Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards Rules Advisory Committee to meet Nov. 1 in PortlandMeeting notice
Race, Ethnicity, Language and Disability Data Standards Rules Advisory Committee (RAC), meeting, notice, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)
10/31/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting Nov. 5 in Hood RiverMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board, OHPB, meeting, Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization, Health System Transformation November Quarterly Progress Report
10/25/2013Health advisory issued for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health advisory, Willow Creek Reservoir, blue-green algae, Morrow County, Heppner, OR, Oregon Public Health
10/24/2013DHS-OHA Joint Stakeholder Committee to hold meeting October 29 in PortlandMeeting notice
DHS-OHA Joint Stakeholder Committee to hold meeting on October 29 in Portland, Oregon
10/23/2013Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet October 28 in PortlandMeeting notice
Traditional Health Worker (THW) Steering Committee to meet on October 28 in Portland, Oregon
10/21/2013Task Force on Individual Responsibility and Health Engagement to meet October 22 in SalemMeeting notice
Task Force on Individual Responsibility and Health Engagement to meet on October 22, 2013 in Salem, OR.
10/9/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet October 11 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
Oregon Health Authority, OHA, Metrics and Scoring Committee, meeting, October 11, 2013
10/7/2013Task Force on Individual Responsibility and Health Engagement to meet October 8 in PortlandMeeting notice
Task Force on Individual Responsibility and Health Engagement to meet October 8 in Portland
10/4/2013Health advisory issued for Tenmile LakesPublic health - algae
10/3/2013Health advisory lifted for Walterville PondPublic health - algae
10/2/2013Oregon State Hospital to host Junction City community meeting October 17Meeting notice
9/30/2013Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to meet October 1 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to meet October 1 in Portland
9/27/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to meet October 1 in PortlandMeeting notice
9/24/2013‘Fast-track’ enrollment for the Oregon Health PlanHealth care access
9/24/2013Health advisory lifted for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/23/2013Limit consumption of some fish species near Bonneville Dam, middle Columbia RiverPublic health - community care
Limit consumption of some fish species near Bonneville Dam, middle Columbia River
9/19/2013Health advisory lifted for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/19/2013School-based health center workgroup meets Sept. 23Meeting notice
9/18/2013Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet Sept. 23 in SalemMeeting notice
9/18/2013Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee to meet Sept. 23Meeting notice
9/17/2013Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets September 19Meeting notice
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board, public meeting, September 19, 2013
9/13/2013Health advisory issued for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
9/13/2013Health advisory lifted for Blue LakePublic health - algae
9/13/2013Health advisory issued for Walterville PondPublic health - algae
9/10/2013Pain Awareness Open House planned for October 10 atMeeting notice
Pain Awareness, open house, October 10, 2013, Mission Mill, Salem, OR, Oregon Pain Commission
9/9/2013Health advisory issued for Blue LakePublic health - environmental health
health advisory, Blue Lake, high algae levels, Multnomah County
9/4/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to meet Sept. 10 in PortlandMeeting notice
9/3/2013Oregon teens can be better protected against diseasesPublic health - communicable disease
8/30/2013Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to meet by phone September 3Meeting notice
8/29/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Cannon, Tolovana and Short Sand beachesPublic health - environmental health
8/28/2013Health advisories issued for water contact in three coastal locations: Cannon, Tolovana and Short Sand beachesPublic health - environmental health
Health advisory, water advisory, Oregon coast advisory, Cannon Beach, Tolovana Beach, Short Sand Beach, public health advisory, Clatsop County, Tillamook County, Oregon beach monitoring program, Oregon Public Health, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
8/23/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Harris BeachPublic health - environmental health
8/23/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Alsea Bay Recreation Area BeachPublic health - environmental health
8/22/2013Health advisory issued for Alsea River BeachPublic health - environmental health
8/22/2013Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet Aug. 26 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
8/15/2013Health advisory issued for Fern Ridge ReservoirPublic health - algae
8/15/2013Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to meet August 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
8/15/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Short Sand BeachPublic health - environmental health
public health advisory, lifted, water contact, Short Sand beach, fecal bacteria, Tillamook county, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Environmental Protection Agency
8/14/2013Health advisory issued for water contact at Short Sand BeachPublic health - environmental health
Health advisory, high-than-normal, bacteria, Tillamook County, Short Sand beach, water contact, infection, illness
8/13/2013Health advisory lifted for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health advisory lifted for Willow Creek Reservoir
8/13/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet August 16 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet August 16 in Wilsonville
8/9/2013Health advisory lifted for Blue LakePublic health - algae
8/9/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Mill BeachPublic health - algae
8/8/2013Health Officials Urge Residents to take Precautions due to Wildfire SmokePublic health - environmental health
Wildland, smoke, oregon
8/8/2013Oregon State Hospital to host job fair for new Junction City campus August 15Oregon State Hospital
8/6/2013Health advisory issued for Blue LakePublic health - algae
health advisory, blue lake, Multnomah County, algae
8/2/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Short Sand BeachPublic health - environmental health
health advisory, fecal bacteria, water contact, lifted, Short Sand Beach, Tillamook County, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
8/1/2013Health advisory issued for Devil’s LakePublic health - algae
8/1/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting August 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
Oregon Health Policy Board; meeting; August 6
7/30/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Sunset Bay BeachPublic health - environmental health
Health advisory lifted for water contact at Sunset Bay Beach
7/26/2013Health advisory issued for water contact at Short Sand BeachPublic health - environmental health
Health advisory, Short Sand Beach, bacteria, Tillamook County
7/25/2013Health advisory issued for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health Advisory, algae, Dorena Reservoir, Lane County
7/24/2013Health advisories issued for water contact in three coastal locations: Sunset Bay, Mill Creek and Harris beachesPublic health - environmental health
Health advisories issued for water contact in three coastal locations: Sunset Bay, Mill Creek and Harris beaches
7/17/2013Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets July 18Meeting notice, Oregon State Hospital
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets July 18
7/15/2013Health advisory lifted for water contact at Harris BeachPublic health - environmental health
Oregon Health Authority, Health Advisory, lifted, Harris Beach, Curry County, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
7/5/2013Health advisory lifted for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
Health advisory lifted for Lost Creek Lake
7/3/2013Health advisory issued for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
2013-0703-dexter-reservoir-advisory
7/2/2013With arrival of summer temperatures, some tips to stay safe and healthyPrevention
Public Health, summer, heat, safe, healthy, July 4, tips, Oregon Health Authority,
7/1/2013Health advisory issued for water contact at Harris beachPublic health - environmental health
Oregon Health Authority, Health advisory, bacteria, Harris beach, Curry county beach, Goat island
6/28/2013Health advisories lifted for water contact at Seaside and Cannon beachesPublic health - environmental health
Oregon Health Authority, Health advisory, lifted, bacteria, Seaside beach, Cannon beach
6/27/2013Health advisories issued for water contact in two coastal locations: Seaside and Cannon beachesPublic health - environmental health
Public health advisory, water, fecal bacteria, Seaside beach, Cannon beach
6/27/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting July 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
6/20/2013Health advisory issued for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
Health advisory issued for Lost Creek Lake
High algae levels found at Lost Creek Lake in Jackson County
6/19/2013Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to meet June 24 in SalemMeeting notice
6/19/2013Oregon’s first West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes of 2013 found in Malheur CountyPublic health - communicable disease
6/18/2013Health advisory issued for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
Health advisory issued for Willow Creek Reservoir
6/5/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet June 7 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
5/31/2013Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to hold bi-monthly meeting June 4 in PortlandMeeting notice
5/30/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting June 4 in PortlandMeeting notice
5/29/2013Public Health Advisory Board meeting is June 7 in PortlandMeeting notice
5/28/2013Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to hold monthly meeting May 31 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
5/16/2013Oregon’s health care starting point and goals released todayHealth reform
5/14/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hear quarterly report via webinar ThursdayMeeting notice
CCO;
5/6/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting by webinarMeeting notice
4/10/2013Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to hold monthly meeting April 22 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
4/10/2013State Approves Relocation of Nursing Facility Beds in SalemPublic health - community care
4/3/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to hold quarterly meeting April 5 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
3/29/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to meet April 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
3/29/2013Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council Joint Subcommittee to hold bi-monthly meeting April 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
3/19/2013Public Health Week April 1-7Meeting notice
3/15/2013Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets March 21Public comment
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board, public meeting
2/28/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting March 5 in PortlandMeeting notice
2/22/2013State approves relocation of nursing facility beds in PortlandPublic health - community care
2/20/2013Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee to hold monthly meeting Feb. 22 in PortlandMeeting notice
2/14/2013Salmonella outbreak a serious reminder to properly handle, cook poultryPrevention
2/1/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting Feb. 5 in PortlandMeeting notice
2/1/2013All Oregonians urged to test homes for radonPrevention
1/31/2013Oregon Health Policy Board - Early Learning Council joint subcommittee meets in Portland Feb. 5Meeting notice
1/31/2013Metrics and Scoring Committee to hold monthly meeting Feb. 1 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
1/24/2013Health advisory lifted for Lost Creek ReserviorPublic health - algae
1/22/2013Test helps homeowner reduce high levels of cancer-causing radonPrevention
1/14/2013School Exclusion day is February 20Prevention
1/11/2013Flu remains moderate in Oregon - state officials would like to keep it that wayPrevention
1/10/2013Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets Jan. 17Meeting notice
1/4/2013Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting Jan. 8 in PortlandMeeting notice
1/3/2013Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee meets Jan. 7, 14 in Salem, PortlandMeeting notice
12/27/2012Health advisory lifted for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
Press release for Public Health, Health advisory lift, Willow Creek Reservoir, Blue-green algae
12/17/2012Oregon Health Policy Board/Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to hold bi-monthly meeting December 20 in PortlandMeeting notice
12/14/2012Health advisory lifted for Big Creek Reservoir No. 1Public health - algae
12/5/2012Non-Traditional Health Worker Steering Committee meets Dec. 7 in PortlandMeeting notice
11/29/2012Webinar: Oregon Health Authority - Governor's Balanced BudgetHealth reform
Budget;
11/28/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet Dec. 11Meeting notice
11/19/2012Stay healthy and safe during winter stormsPrevention
11/16/2012Health advisory lifted for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
11/14/2012Health advisory lifted for Fern Ridge ReservoirPublic health - algae
11/13/2012Conference of Local Health Officials meets Nov. 14Meeting notice
11/13/2012Conference of Local Health Officials meets Nov. 14Meeting notice
public health; Conference of Local Health Officials; OHA; Oregon Health Authority; Lane County Health Department;
11/13/2012AWARE program works to reduce unneeded antibiotic usePrevention
11/13/2012Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets Nov. 15Meeting notice
11/9/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet November 13 in PortlandMeeting notice
10/23/2012Health advisory lifted for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
10/9/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting October 9 in Coos BayMeeting notice
10/9/2012Epidural steroid medication not shipped to OregonPublic health - community care
10/5/2012Kidney failure cases linked to synthetic marijuanaPublic health - community care
9/21/2012Senate Bill 493 Task Force meeting planned for Sept. 24 in PortlandMeeting notice
9/21/2012Health advisory issued for Fern Ridge ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/19/2012From DCBS - State seeks public comment on future health plansPublic comment
9/18/2012Health advisory issued for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
9/18/2012Health advisory issued for Big Creek Reservoir No. 1Public health - algae
9/14/2012Health advisory lifted for Blue Lake Regional ParkPublic health - algae
9/14/2012Health advisory issued for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/13/2012Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets Sept. 20Meeting notice
9/12/2012Oregon Health Authority urges Oregonians to restock supplies, make emergency plan for National Preparedness MonthPrevention
9/7/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to hold monthly meeting September 11 in PortlandMeeting notice
8/31/2012Naturally occurring anthrax identified in Klamath County steerPublic health - communicable disease
public health; communicable disease;
8/29/2012New Coordinated Care Organizations moving forward in Hood River, Wasco and Yamhill countiesCoordinated care
8/28/2012Health advisory issued for Blue LakePublic health - algae
8/28/2012Two human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in OregonPublic health - communicable disease
west nile virus; communicatible disease; public health;
8/23/2012Focused on improving patient care, Oregon primary care practices chosen to participate in new federal initiativePrimary care homes
8/23/2012Health advisory lifted for Walterville PondPublic health - algae
8/13/2012Health advisory issued for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
8/8/2012Oregon Health Policy Board and Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Board to hold joint meeting August 14 in PortlandMeeting notice
7/31/2012New Coordinated Care Organizations approved for Oregon Health PlanCoordinated care
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7/31/2012Health advisory issued for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
7/27/2012Health advisory issued for Walterville PondPublic health - algae
7/17/2012Health advisory lifted for Jackson CreekPublic health - algae
7/12/2012Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets July 19Meeting notice
7/12/2012Health advisory issued for Jackson CreekPublic health - algae
7/10/2012State issues proposed order granting certificate of need for a new Oregon State Hospital facility in Junction CityOregon State Hospital
7/6/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet July 10 in PortlandMeeting notice
6/28/2012Oregon Health Authority on U.S. Supreme Court rulingHealth reform
6/27/2012Eight new Coordinated Care Organizations approved to provide health care for Oregon Health Plan clientsCoordinated care
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6/22/2012Getting the right shots at the right time saves livesPrevention
6/14/2012State approves relocation of nursing facility beds in BendPublic health - community care
6/8/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet June 12 in PortlandMeeting notice
6/8/2012Health advisory lifted for water contact at Rockaway BeachPublic health - algae
6/7/2012Health advisory issued for water contact at Rockaway BeachPublic health - algae
6/5/2012Health officials issue first-ever *green fish advisory* for Cottage Grove and Dorena reservoirsPublic health - algae
6/1/2012Health advisory lifted for water contact at Cannon BeachPublic health - algae
5/31/2012Health advisory issued for water contact at Cannon BeachPublic health - algae
5/31/2012Beach monitoring program seeks public inputPublic comment
5/29/2012Public Health Advisory Board meeting scheduled for June 1 in PortlandMeeting notice
5/22/2012Stay safe and healthy this holiday weekendPrevention
5/21/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet May 24 in KeizerMeeting notice
5/21/2012New advisories warn of high mercury levels found in fish at Brownlee and Phillips reservoirsPublic health - environmental health
5/15/2012Obesity epidemic worsening in OregonPublic health - algae
5/15/2012Final two Rule Advisory Committee meetings take place May 16 and May 18Meeting notice
5/11/2012Rules Advisory Committee meets Monday, May 14Meeting notice
5/4/2012Rules Advisory Committee meets Thursday, May 10Meeting notice
5/2/2012Oregon Public Health gets creative to improve health through breastfeeding supportPublic health - community care
4/25/2012Lane County Black Butte Mine Public Health Assessment released, open for public commentPublic comment
4/24/2012OSH patients notified of potential information releaseOregon State Hospital
4/18/2012Oregon Public Health Division approves relocation of nursing facility beds in NewbergPublic health - community care
4/17/2012Samples from Foundation Farm milk, cows, surfaces test positive for E.coli O157Public health - communicable disease
4/16/2012Conference of Local Health Officials to meet Thursday, April 19Meeting notice
4/13/2012Oregon selected for a national pilot project to improve the use of psychotropic medications among children in foster careHealthcare providers
4/13/2012Oregon Public Health officials investigating E.coli casesPublic health - communicable disease
4/5/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet April 10 via webinarMeeting notice
4/4/2012Local communities forming new health care partnerships across the stateHealth reform
3/28/2012Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee plans meeting for Wednesday, April 4Meeting notice
3/26/2012Medicaid Advisory Committee meets March 28Meeting notice
3/26/2012Additional Medicaid funds available to Oregon's recognized primary care providersHealthcare providers
3/21/2012State accepting applications for Coordinated Care OrganizationsCoordinated care
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3/16/2012Panel discussion on the role of Coordinated Care OrganizationsCoordinated care
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3/14/2012Transition Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet March 15 via conference callMeeting notice
3/14/2012Oregon Public Health Division grants variance for Portland's Bull Run watershedPublic health - algae
3/13/2012Conference of Local Health Officials to meet Thursday, March 15Meeting notice
3/9/2012Tobacco industry still recruiting Oregon teens as *replacement smokers*Prevention
3/9/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet March 13 in PortlandMeeting notice
3/9/2012Get Ready: Set Your Clocks, Check Your StocksPrevention
3/9/2012Public comment meetings on Strategic Health Impact Assessment on Wind Energy Development in Oregon set for March 20 and 21Public comment
3/8/2012Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets March 15Meeting notice
3/5/2012Public Meeting Notice: OHA hosts Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) planning webinar March 9Coordinated care
2/29/2012Coordinated Care Organizations planning: Draft waiver and next steps - Join OHA for a webinar on March 2Coordinated care
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2/28/2012Medicaid Advisory Committee meets Wed., Feb. 29Meeting notice
2/27/2012Public Health Advisory Board meeting scheduled for March 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
2/17/2012CMS forum on Medicare/Medicaid demonstration (three-way contracts) Feb. 24 via webinarHealth reform
2/15/2012Media advisory: Oregon State Hospital public open house and tourOregon State Hospital
2/10/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to meet February 14Meeting notice
2/9/2012Conference of Local Health Officials to meet Thursday, Feb. 16Meeting notice
2/7/2012School Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 15Public comment
2/7/2012Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Sru LakePublic health - algae
1/31/2012Oregon Public Health lifts advisory for Gerber ReservoirPublic health - algae
1/25/2012Public comment period for Bull Run variance reopensPublic comment
1/24/2012Final proposal to improve care, lower costs for Oregon Health Plan moves forwardHealth reform
1/19/2012Oregon Health Policy Board to hold second January meeting - January 24, 2012 in PortlandMeeting notice
1/12/2012Oregon providers moving toward primary care home modelPrimary care homes
1/11/2012Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
1/10/2012Health care costs to the state can be reduced $3.2 billion over five yearsHealth reform
1/10/2012Oregon Public Health gives tips for staying healthy and safe during winter stormsPrevention
1/9/2012Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for South Umpqua River near Myrtle CreekPublic health - algae
1/5/2012Parents reminded to check children's immunization records before exclusion dayPrevention
1/4/2012Oregonians are urged to test their home for radon, a leading cause of lung cancer in the United StatesPrevention
12/30/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts Fall Creek Reservoir advisoryPublic health - algae
12/16/2011Public comment sought for Oregon Health Plan proposalPublic comment
12/13/2011Oregon Public Health officials propose approval of relocation of nursing facility beds to Southeast Portland locationPublic health - community care
12/12/2011SB 204 stakeholder work group's Dec. 14 meeting canceledMeeting notice
12/9/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold extended Dec. 13 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
12/6/2011Conference of Local Health Officials to meet Dec. 15Meeting notice
12/1/2011Third Senate Bill 204 stakeholder work group meeting set for Dec. 5Meeting notice
12/1/2011HB 3650 work groups: Alternative Dispute Resolution second meeting scheduled for Dec. 6Meeting notice
11/29/2011Oregon Public Health announces intent to grant variance for Portland’s Bull Run drinking water sourcePublic health - environmental health
11/23/2011HB 3650 work groups: Alternative Dispute Resolution meeting scheduled for Nov. 28Meeting notice
11/22/2011Public Health Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Dec. 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
11/21/2011Algae advisory lifted for South Tenmile LakePublic health - algae
11/16/2011Senate Bill 204 stakeholder work group meeting set for Nov. 18Meeting notice
11/14/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
11/14/2011Oregon Tobacco Quit Line offers more online coaching; more tobacco users click to quitPublic health - community care
11/14/2011Use antibiotics wisely, public health experts urgePublic health - community care
11/10/2011Conference of Local Health Officials meets Nov. 16Meeting notice
11/9/2011Algae advisory lifted for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
11/9/2011Oregon health care providers receive first payments encouraging electronic care coordinationHealthcare providers
11/9/2011Coordinated Care Organization work group meetings scheduled for NovemberCoordinated care
11/8/2011Senate Bill 204 stakeholder work group to conveneMeeting notice
11/4/2011Medicare-Medicaid Integration of Care and Services Work Group Webinar MeetingMeeting notice
11/3/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold Nov. 8 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
10/24/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
10/24/2011Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee plans meeting for Wednesday in PortlandMeeting notice
10/19/2011November Oregon HIV Care Coalition meeting scheduledMeeting notice
10/14/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
10/12/2011Coordinated Care Organization work group meetings scheduled for OctoberCoordinated care
10/11/2011Flu season returns to Oregon with first confirmed hospitalized casePublic health - flu
10/7/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold Oct. 11 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
9/27/2011State commission seeks public input on chronic pain issuesPublic comment
9/27/2011Grants available to help health care providers move to electronic health recordsHealthcare providers
9/26/2011Oregon Health Authority kicks off statewide community meetingsPublic comment
9/23/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
9/23/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisories for North Fork Reservoir and Timothy LakePublic health - algae
9/22/2011Oregon Public Health launches anti-tobacco TV ads for fallPublic health - community care
9/20/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Fall Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/19/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Lemolo LakePublic health - algae
9/19/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Dorena ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/15/2011Coordinated Care Organization work group meetings scheduled for SeptemberCoordinated care
9/14/2011Conference focuses on how technology can give Oregonians more control over health records for better care and coordinationCoordinated care
9/14/2011Public Health Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Sept. 23 in PortlandMeeting notice
9/13/2011Oregon Public Health Officials Approve Relocation of Nursing Facility Beds in MedfordPublic health - community care
9/12/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold Sept. 13 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
9/8/2011High Temperatures and Smoky Air Could Cause Health ProblemsPrevention
9/8/2011First Annual AIM Conference to Feature National Speakers on Coordinating Patient Care through Health Information ExchangeMeeting notice
9/8/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
9/8/2011Oregon Public Health issues advisories for North Fork Reservoir and Timothy LakePublic health - algae
9/7/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
9/2/2011Health advisory lifted for water contact at Heceta and Harris beachesPublic health - algae
9/1/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Cullaby LakePublic health - algae
9/1/2011Health advisories issued for water contact in two coastal locations: Heceta and Harris beachesPublic health - algae
8/31/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Lemolo LakePublic health - algae
8/30/2011State’s first mosquitoes with West Nile virus detected in Malheur CountyPublic health - communicable disease
8/25/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for South Tenmile LakePublic health - algae
8/24/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Sru LakePublic health - flu
8/23/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Gerber ReservoirPublic health - algae
8/19/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Dexter ReservoirPublic health - algae
8/17/2011Health advisory for South Umpqua River at Myrtle Creek remains in effectPublic health - algae
8/17/2011Lab tests confirm source of E. coli O157 from deer droppings in strawberry fields in NW OregonPublic health - communicable disease
8/16/2011Oregon Pain Management Commission hosts education workshopMeeting notice
8/15/2011Coordinated Care Organization work group meetings scheduled for AugustCoordinated care
8/11/2011Oregon Public Health Division approves relocation of nursing facility beds in Lake OswegoPublic health - community care
8/9/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Diamond LakePublic health - algae
8/9/2011Public Health Advisory Board to meet Wednesday, Aug. 10Meeting notice
8/9/2011Fresh strawberries from Washington County farm implicated in E. coli O157 outbreak in NW OregonPublic health - communicable disease
8/8/2011Fresh strawberries from Washington County farm implicated in E.coli O157 outbreak in NW OregonPublic health - communicable disease
8/8/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
8/5/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold August 9 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
8/4/2011Oregon Public Health officials warn of Salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkeyPublic health - communicable disease
8/4/2011Oregon State Hospital welcomes new chief medical officerOregon State Hospital
7/29/2011Oregon Public Health study looks at main reasons moms get their toddlers flu vaccinePublic health - communicable disease
7/29/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Diamond LakePublic health - algae
7/29/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for the South Umpqua River near Myrtle CreekPublic health - algae
7/25/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Fish Lake in Jackson CountyPublic health - algae
7/19/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Cougar ReservoirPublic health - algae
7/18/2011Media advisory: Oregon State Hospital public open house and tourOregon State Hospital
7/12/2011New survey results show Oregon has reduced by half the number of uninsured childrenHealth reform
7/11/2011New survey results show Oregon has reduced by half the number of uninsured childrenHealth reform
7/11/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
7/11/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Willow Creek ReservoirPublic health - algae
7/8/2011Public Health Advisory Board meeting set for July 15 in BendMeeting notice
7/1/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Cullaby LakePublic health - algae
7/1/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Fish LakePublic health - algae
6/22/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold June 23 meeting via teleconferenceMeeting notice
6/20/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Lost Creek LakePublic health - algae
6/14/2011Oregon Public Health Division issues advisory for Cougar ReservoirPublic health - algae
6/9/2011Oregon Public Health veterinarian confirms a cat has tested positive for bubonic plaguePublic health - communicable disease
5/27/2011Health advisory lifted for water contact at Indian BeachPublic health - algae
5/25/2011Oregon doctor pointing the way to better care at lower costsHealth reform
5/25/2011Health advisory issued for water contact at Indian BeachPublic health - algae
5/23/2011Public health officials promote water awareness as algae bloom season approachesPublic health - algae
5/19/2011National open government leader joins Oregon Health AuthorityHealth reform
5/18/2011Oregon hospitals reduce rate of central line infections by 40 percentPublic health - communicable disease
5/13/2011Health advisories lifted for water contact at Nye Beach and Sunset Bay State Park BeachPublic health - algae
5/12/2011Health advisory issued for water contact in two coastal locations: Nye Beach and Sunset Bay State Park BeachPublic health - algae
5/12/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
5/5/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold May 10 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
5/2/2011Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day gathering at state CapitolMental health coordination
4/29/2011Health advisory lifted for water contact at Cannon BeachPublic health - algae
4/28/2011Oregon HIV Care Coalition to meet Tuesday, May 3, in SalemMeeting notice
4/27/2011Health advisory issued for water contact at Cannon BeachPublic health - algae
4/19/2011Health advisory lifted for water contact at Seaside BeachPublic health - algae
4/13/2011Health advisory issued for water contact at Seaside BeachPublic health - algae
4/13/2011Don’t kiss the chicks: Advice from Oregon Public Health officialsPrevention
4/5/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold April 12 meeting in EugeneMeeting notice
4/1/2011Health advisory lifted for water contact at Nye BeachPublic health - algae
3/30/2011Oregon gets report card on counties’ healthPublic health - community care
3/30/2011Health advisory issued for water contact at Nye BeachPublic health - algae
3/28/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
3/28/2011Public meeting for POLST Registry Advisory Committee and Task Force April 4 in PortlandMeeting notice
3/23/2011In Oregon, patient-centered care could be model of the futurePrimary care homes
3/23/2011Scant radiation from Japan measured by Oregon state monitorsPublic health - environmental health
3/22/2011Public Health Week focuses on injury and prevention April 4 - 8Prevention
3/22/2011State radiation monitoring information now available onlinePrevention
3/22/2011Final Health System Transformation Team meeting takes place March 23 in SalemPrevention
3/21/2011Oregon Health Authority to hold March 30 Rules Advisory Committee meeting in SalemMeeting notice
3/16/2011Oregon businesses depending on health system changesHealth reform
3/15/2011Health System Transformation Team Meets March 16 in KeizerMeeting notice
3/11/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
3/11/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meeting postponedMeeting notice
3/9/2011Health care budget hole brings opportunity for OregonHealth reform
3/8/2011Health System Transformation Team meets March 9 in SalemMeeting notice
3/4/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold March 8 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
3/4/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold March 8 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
3/2/2011Public Health Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Friday, March 4Meeting notice
3/1/2011Calendar item: Oregon Public Health Week April 4-8 focuses on injury and violence preventionPublic health - community care
3/1/2011Health System Transformation Team meets March 2 in SalemPublic comment
2/23/2011Change in time and location for tonight's Health System Transformation Team meetingMeeting notice
2/22/2011Health System Transformation Team meets Feb. 23 in SalemMeeting notice
2/14/2011Oregon emergency medical services medical director recognized for outstanding workPrevention
2/14/2011Health System Transformation Team meets Feb. 16 in SalemMeeting notice
2/2/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold February 8 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
1/31/2011Health Systems Transformation Team meets Feb. 2 in SalemHealth reform
1/25/2011As Oregon cigarette sales drop, so do tobacco-related cancersPrevention
1/18/2011Oregon residents urged to stay safe during flood conditionsPrevention
1/18/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Fairview LakePublic health - algae
1/13/2011Oregon Public Health Division lifts advisory for Tenmile LakePublic health - algae
1/13/2011Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meetingMeeting notice
1/11/2011Help for health care providers moving to electronic recordsHealthcare providers
1/10/2011Oregon Health Policy Board to hold January 18 meeting in PortlandMeeting notice
1/7/2011All Oregon residents are urged to test their homes for radon, a leading cause of lung cancer in the United StatesPrevention
11/9/2010Oregon teens smoking more hookah tobacco as new lounges openPrevention
10/29/2010Extension given for St. Helens hospital decisionPublic health - community care
10/22/2010Oregon Public Health to hold listening sessions about wind farmsPublic comment
10/20/2010Record demand for state services to continue through 2013Health reform
10/4/2010Oregon Health Authority provides a tool for health care consumersHealth reform
6/7/2010Oregon Public Health meeting planned on certificate of need application by Columbia Health DistrictMeeting notice
4/2/2010Oregon Health Policy Board Holds April Meeting in BendMeeting notice

 

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