The Living Well with Chronic Conditions program in Central Oregon is a collaborative regional initiative made possible through the collaboration, cooperation, dedication, and support of local social service and health organizations and medical facilities.
Participating Counties and Organizations
In partnership with the community we serve, the Crook County Public Health Department protects, promotes, and enhances the health and well-being of all people and the environment in our county. Crook County provides staff and leadership to the region's evidence based Chronic Disease Self Management efforts.
Deschutes County Health Services has a primary responsibility to help address the basic health and wellness of Deschutes County and its residents. Deschutes County is the lead coordinating agency for the Chronic Disease Self Management programs licensed through Stanford University. Licensed programs available in the tri-county area are: Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Tomando Control de su Salud, and Living Well with Diabetes. The Regional Coordinator for the program is housed at the Deschutes County Health Services Department.
It is the mission of the Jefferson County Public Health Department to optimize the health of the community by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Jefferson County provides leadership to the region's evidence based self management efforts.
St. Charles Health System
St. Charles is proud to continue its commitment to education and preventative care in Central Oregon and is a vital partner to the Chronic Disease Self Management programs offered in Central Oregon. Over the years, St. Charles Health System has become recognized as the primary provider of quality health care for patients living in and around Central Oregon. A private nonprofit Oregon Corporation, St. Charles is one of Central Oregon's largest employers with 3,000 caregivers in Bend, Redmond, and Prineville combined. www.stcharleshealthcare.org
Resource for seniors in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties. The agency's 19 employees, along with nearly 700 volunteers, provide a variety of services designed to help keep seniors living independently and in their own homes for as long as possible. COCOA supports our program by training their staff to become leaders and supporting their efforts to lead workshops in a variety of community settings, including Senior Centers, churches, social, and health related organizations.
Mosaic Medical treats the whole patient by addressing physical, emotional, social, and cultural needs. They proudly serve the insured and uninsured - regardless of age, ethnicity, or income. Access to quality health care services is at the heart of their mission. Mosaic Medical is a vital partner for the Chronic Disease Self Management efforts in the tri-county area. Mosaic supports Living Well by training staff to be workshop leaders (English and Spanish versions), by referring appropriate clients to the community-based self-management programs, and by providing leadership on the Living Well's Regional Advisory Council. www.mosaicmedical.org
Oregon Health Authority
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is the organization at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality, and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians.
Since 2006, the OHA has supported Stanford's evidence-based, self management efforts in local communities in Oregon. They provide leadership and staff resources to organizations and agencies that are interested in implementing effective and efficient self-management programs. OHA provides grant funds through the Healthy Communities grant. http://www.oregon.gov/oha/Pages/index.aspx
With a 79-year history and reputation for taking great care of people, PacificSource Health Plans delivers health care solutions to businesses and individuals throughout the Northwest. PacificSource is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan that values partnership, service excellence, community, and personal relationships.
PacificSource is a strong community partner and supports Stanford's Chronic Disease Self Management programs by referring appropriate clients to the Living Well program and by providing grant funds to expand the self-management efforts into Jefferson and Crook counties.
La Pine Community Health Center
The La Pine Community is committed to improving the health of the community. To achieve good community health, services must strongly emphasize prevention, early intervention, rehabilitation and education, in addition to direct medical care. The La Pine Community Health Clinic provides primary care services for patients including diagnostic, treatment and follow up care of acute, episodic and chronic diseases which are common to medical practice and within the skill range of the primary care providers. La Pine Community Health Clinic refers patients with chronic health problems to the Living Well with Chronic Conditions programs.