Press Releases

Staff Strengthen Commitment to Equity, Community Engagement

2/7/2017|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Committed to addressing health disparities and contributing to a more equitable health care system, Health Share of Oregon is excited to announce the hiring of three health equity program managers to build upon current initiatives. The new staff will focus on three main areas: workforce diversity, community health, and supporting equity strategies across Health Share’s partner health plans.

Rescheduled: Community Workgroup meets February 17

2/8/2017|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share

(Portland OR) - In a continued effort to reduce health disparities, promote health equity and improve overall population health, a workgroup of Health Share's Community Advisory Council will work on prioritizing the community health needs identified through initial findings from Health Share's community health needs assessment (CHNA).

Our Commitment to You

11/18/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share Announces New Tri-County Opioid Treatment Model

10/31/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon, CODA, Inc. and Central City Concern partner to help break down barriers for individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders

Health Share of Oregon seeks Photovoice contractor

05/18/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Healthshare

To support its 2016 Community Health Improvement Plan, Health Share seeks to broaden awareness of community experiences and health challenges through participatory photography

Health Share COO honored as 2016 Mental Health Hero

5/12/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Healthshare

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Trillium Family Services awards Health Share Chief Operating Officer, Deborah Friedman, as a 2016 #KeepOregonWell Mental Health Hero

Health Share Community Advisory Council meets May 6

4/28/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Healthshare

In a continued effort to reduce health disparities, promote health equity and improve overall population health, the Community Advisory Council will work on prioritizing the identified health needs of the community in which Health Share serves, at its monthly meeting, Friday, May 6.

Health Share Chief Medical Officer to testify before Congress

4/26/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share

Dr. Maggie Bennington-Davis, Health Share’s Chief Medical Officer, will testify before the Senate Committee on Finance to address approaches in mental health care

Health Share Community Advisory Council meets April 1st

03/24/2016|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon staff will present new data platforms that are available to help identify health disparities among its membership. In addition, staff will present plans for how Health Share can engage its members in addressing these disparities. The information will be used to shape community health improvement efforts.

Health Share Partners with Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center at OHSU to Host CME Event

3/10/16|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Event to Encourage A Thoughtful Approach to Chronic Pain, Addiction, and Trauma

Project Nurture, integrating maternity care and addiction treatment for pregnant women with substance use disorders, highlights the Community Advisory Council’s August 7 meeting

7/31/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Dr. Helen Bellanca, Associate Medical Director for Health Share of Oregon, will give a presentation on Project Nurture, a collaborative program of behavioral health and maternal providers which serves pregnant women with substance abuse disorders, at the August 7 meeting of Health Share’s Community Advisory Council.

Dr. Maggie Bennington-Davis promoted to Chief Medical Officer

7/7/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon announced today the promotion of Dr. Maggie Bennington-Davis to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the state’s largest Coordinated Care Organization (CCO). Dr. Helen Bellanca, formerly manager of Health Share’s Maternal Child Family program, has been appointed Associate Medical Director

Presentations by Community Health Improvement Plan grant recipients lead agenda for Community Advisory Council’s July 10 public meeting

7/2/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

The four organizations which received grants from Health Share of Oregon’s 2015 Community Health Improvement Plan will give presentations on the results of their grant projects at the July 10 meeting of Health Share’s Community Advisory Council.

Health Share of Oregon meets 100% of Oregon Health Authority 2014 Incentive Measures for Coordinated Care Organizations

6/26/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Tri-County Metro CCO is awarded over $34.5 million, which will be reinvested in and build on Health Share’s health reform efforts for Oregon Health Plan Members

Updates on Non-Emergency Medical Transportation and Community Health Improvement Plan lead agenda for Community Advisory Council’s June 5 public meeting

5/28/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

The Community Advisory Council for Health Share of Oregon will hear updates on several of the Coordinated Care Organization’s (CCO) major programs during their monthly public meeting on Friday, June 5.

John A. Sanders appointed Chief Information Officer at Health Share of Oregon

3/19/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon announced the appointment of John A. Sanders as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Tri-County Metro area coordinated care organization (CCO). Formerly the CIO for The Portland Clinic, Sanders brings more than 15 years’ experience in the development and management of advanced health technology solutions.

Unity Center for Behavioral Health tops Community Advisory Council’s March 6 agenda

3/02/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

The Unity Center for Behavioral Health, a proposed dedicated psychiatric Emergency Room, tops the agenda at the Friday, March 6 meeting of Health Share of Oregon’s Community Advisory Council.

Dr. Maggie Bennington-Davis to join Health Share of Oregon as Senior Medical Director

2/25/15|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Health Share of Oregon announced today the appointment of Dr. Maggie Bennington-Davis as Senior Medical Director of the Tri-County Metro area coordinated care organization (CCO).

Deborah Friedman appointed Chief Operations Officer

Tuesday, February 17, 2015|Health Share of Oregon|by Health Share of Oregon

Deborah Friedman has been appointed Chief Operations Officer for Health Share of Oregon, Oregon’s largest coordinated care organization.

Join us for “Conversations with Health Share”

Wednesday, January 14, 2015|Health Share of Oregon|by Webmaster

Health Share of Oregon wants to hear from you! We are inviting our community and health care providers to tell us how the Oregon Health Plan is working for you and your family.

“Conversations with Health Share” on January 14 provides opportunity for members and health care providers to share feedback

Wednesday, January 7, 2015|Health Share of Oregon|by Webmaster

In order to better meet the healthcare needs of its members, Health Share of Oregon is holding a series of public meetings to hear how the Oregon Health Plan is working for them and their families.