Workforce Challenges

Availability and Affordability of Housing

Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. (GOBHI)

  • Rental assistance for people with a severe and persistent mental health diagnosis 
  • Preliminary housing inventory and availability assessment for 15 counties in the Eastern Oregon and Columbia Pacific CCOs
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Assessment file

North Bend Coos-Curry Housing Authority

  • Rental assistance and affordable housing options in Coos and Curry counties
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Oregon Health Authority

  • Affordable Housing Inventory to increase access to affordable housing for people in recovery
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The Nursing Challenge

Oregon Association for Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS)

  • Information, education and resources on the Oregon nurse staffing law
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Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN)

  • Information and resources about becoming a nurse and independent research on Oregon’s nursing workforce
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Allied Health Workers/Credentialed Medical Assistants

Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization

  • Support for Community Health Worker opportunities including a training program through Oregon State University
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Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. (GOBHI)

  • Support to recruit and retain mental health professionals throughout eastern and northwest Oregon
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Oregon Health Authority

  • Administration of the Oregon Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program and technical assistance on Meaningful Use
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Health Information Technology

Oregon Health Authority

  • Common Credentialing Program, Hospital emergency room notifications, Direct secure messaging and a Statewide Provider Directory
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OCCP Overview

Other

Oregon Association for Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS)

  • A clinician leadership program - the Northwest Healthcare Leadership Institute | Scholarships available
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Oregon Health Authority (OHA)

Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN)

  • Community Health Improvement and Research Partnership (CHIRP)
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