Link Round Up: June 26 – July 2

Link Round Up: June 26 – July 2

By William JA Pinnock

On the eve of this July 4th weekend, this week’s Link Round Up will be a bit shorter than previous installments, but we have some exciting articles from the world of healthcare.  First, we are going to at how Oregon’s Pay-for -Performance program has helped improve healthcare in the state and then we will look at why socioeconomic data should be included in electronic health records.

A new report from the Oregon Health Authority details how the state’s Pay-for-Performance model has helped improve healthcare for nearly all of Oregon’s Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs).  Read about the improvements here.

Lauren S. Hughes, OHSU/OCHIN’s Jennifer DeVoe, and a team of authors were recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine discussing why socioeconomic data needs to be included in a patient’s electronic health record. Read their article here