News & Events

ORPRN's news and events bridge communities and clinicians across the state.

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Isolated Oregon town uses health district to create clinic
ORPRN member Deschutes Rim Clinic in Maupin, Oregon is highlighted in this article in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.

Congratulations to Sandy Dunbrasky, MD, Rural Health Hero of the Year
ORPRN Steering Committee member Sandy Dunbrasky, MD, has been named the 2014 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year by the Oregon Office of Rural Health.

ORPRN Co-locates to Collaborate and Accelerate Impact
In April 2014, ORPRN will be co-locating with other OHSU community-focused organizations to collaborate and accelerate impact.

Columbia Gorge Approved for a PCORI Funding Award
A project led by Kristen Dillon, MD, of Columbia Gorge Family Medicine and Melinda Davis, PhD, of ORPRN has been approved for a “Pipeline to Proposal” funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

The Washington Post: "Can Oregon save American health care?"
ORPRN member, Mosaic Medical - Prineville, is highlighted in a recent Washington Post article discussing Oregon's efforts in leading health transformation.

ORPRN Receives AHRQ Funding
ORPRN has been awarded a five-year P-30 award as a Center of Excellence in Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Winding Waters Partners with Local EMS
Winding Waters Clinic, PC, in Enterprise, OR, is partnering with Wallowa County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) through ORPRN's Shared Medical Decision Making project.

Robbie Law, MD, is Recognized
Robbie Law, MD, Chair of the ORPRN Steering Committee, was recognized by Don Berwick, MD, at the annual IHI meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Expansion is in the Air
Exciting things are happening in Eastern Oregon -- three of our member clinics are undergoing major "groundbreaking" changes.