Acting Together to Stem the Rise in Health Care Costs.

The Oregon Health Leadership Council is a collaborative organization working to develop practical solutions that reduce the rate of increase in health care costs and premiums so health care and insurance is more affordable to people and employers in the state. More

What's New

This quarter the OHLC is involved in one new initiative, is expanding another and completed one of the very first initiatives, the High Value Patient Centered Care Model. Read on for more information.

As of Oct.1, 48 hospitals are operational with outbound data submission to the EDIE vendor, and 44 of these hospitals have begun to receive notifications. A detailed EDIE implementation progress report is available here.

As of September 2014, 8,172 Oregon provider organizations with 32,275 individuals were subscribed to the secure single sign-on service. Click for more details.

Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE)

With this initiative, we’re helping emergency departments in Oregon get near real-time information about patients’ previous emergency care. More

Advanced Care Planning

Our Advanced Care Planning work helps to support health plan payment strategy for patients’ advanced care planning and create evidence-based tools for providers to facilitate these conversations. More

Data Aggregation

Our Data Aggregation work builds a community approach to the many disparate data collection and analytic services that can confuse and compete for time and resources among providers, health plans and coordinated care organizations. More

Medicaid Revenue Strategy

In collaboration with the Governor’s office and the legislature, we help envision sustainable solutions for issues facing Medicaid in Oregon. More

Administrative Simplification

Our Administrative Simplification work seeks to simplify the administrative challenges faced by physicians and other healthcare professionals to streamline the business side of health care and provide cost-savings to the entire system. More