Patient care

Connection key to living with COPD

According to Gloria McClain, the period before receiving support services from CareOregon was one of the loneliest and darkest times of her life. “For a long time, I didn’t think anyone was listening, and that is what scared me the most,” says McClain, “No one knew my...

Washington County’s COAST helps families find solutions

Complex problems require well-coordinated solutions, and for residents of Washington County, the Collaborative Older Adult Solutions Team (COAST) is working to identify and implement solutions to even the most difficult situations. COAST works with adults, their...

Changes to Medicare in 2016: advance care planning & more

by Kim Magness, Billing AdministratorEvery year the Medicare program evolves and the subsequent changes affect millions of Medicare beneficiaries. This year, Medicare has adjusted its benefits to cover advance care planning for patients that want to discuss...