The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is working to implement health system transformation, which is designed to move from a costly, fragmented health system to one that is coordinated and affordable for everyone.
The OHA’s Public Health Division, which is a part of Oregon’s public health system, supports the Triple Aim of better health, better care and lower costs by collecting and monitoring data on the health of Oregonians and using that data to implement community health strategies that work. OHA also works closely with the Early Learning Division of the Oregon Department of Education to ensure alignment of child-serving systems across Oregon.
Oregon’s public health system implements programs and policies that make it easier for all Oregonians to live healthier lives and do the things they love. These efforts include:
Oregon’s public health system provides access to effective preventive health services and works to improve the quality of care for all Oregonians through programs like:
The Oregon public health system works to prevent disease and disability, which helps reduce the cost of long-term health issues like diabetes, heart disease and HIV.
Public Health Data and Assessment
The Public Health Division collects and reports data on the health of the population and monitors change over time. View key public health data and reports.
The Oregon public health system assesses the health of the community and plans strategies that work to meet community health needs through community health assessment and public health accreditation.