Better Healthcare and a Stronger Voice for Equity
FQHCs make up the fabric of Oregon’s healthcare
Benefits of Our Clinically Integrated Network
The Network operates a centralized population health data platform interfaced with the electronic health records of all of its member health centers, linking patient care with total cost of care and quality data from payors. The population health platform provides health centers with analytics, dashboards, and gap lists to improve health outcomes and patient care, and to better target their clinical quality improve efforts to best effect.
By bringing together the experience and expertise of many health centers, we expand our collective power, increasing operational efficiency while also improving the quality of care for our patients.
Increased operational efficiency
Unified voice for advocacy & CCOs contracts negotiation
Standardized processes & best practices sharing to reduce costs
Larger patient pool for a greater shared risk and savings in value-based payments
Learning collaborative that encourages quality improvement strategies
Improved patient care and outcomes
Implementation of Standardized care protocols
Sharing of Centralized Data & Analytics
Optimized coordination of care and identification of areas of improvement
Transforming the Health Care Payment System
Blain WestCFO & COO
About The Oregon Network
The Oregon Network of Community Health Centers (The Network) is a single member LLC subsidiary of the Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA). The Network was created in 2020 by its member health centers as a self-governing clinically integrated network of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Look-alikes.
Operating as a continuously improving learning collaborative, the Network develops, shares, and standardizes best practices among its member health centers with a focus on population health outcomes, health care quality, the total cost of care and health equity. The Oregon Network takes a leading role in Oregon’s healthcare transformation.
The Oregon Network enables health centers from diverse communities from all over the state to contract together with Coordinated Care Organizations, commercial payors, Medicare, Medicaid, and other health care and social service stakeholders, to provide the best care possible for our patients. We are committed to collaborate, share resources, develop joint strategies, and focus on payment systems that reward good patient care.