For many people, there has been no place to go when they're in crisis. But the new Unity Center for Behavioral Health, a dedicated psychiatric emergency room for people who need immediate mental health care, will change this. Learn more.
Peg King leads Health Share of Oregon’s kindergarten readiness programming. Health Share is the largest Coordinated Care Organization in Oregon, serving approximately 25 percent of the state’s Medicaid patients. It is also one of the most innovative. We talked to King about state health care transformation, Health Share’s commitment to children’s early years, and its burgeoning partnership with Earl Boyles Elementary School in Southeast Portland. We also learned a little bit of Swahili along the way.