Stories of Impact

Learn how our partner organizations are positively impacting the health and well-being of people and families.

New U.S. Federal Rule to Ensure Easy Access to Patient Health Information

By Cait DesRoches, Charlotte Blease, and Liz Salmi, OpenNotes

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"If I became sick... I'll truly understand how alone I am."

When it comes to loneliness and isolation LGBTQ seniors lead the pack. Who will advocate and care for this vulnerable community?

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Re-imagining the Future of Healthcare through Technology

A TED Audacious Project for 2020, tech nonprofit, SIRUM, plans to redistribute almost $1 billion of prescription medication in the next five years.

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Building Workforce Resilience for Hospice and Palliative Care Providers

Helping ensure clinicians have what they need to provide all people everywhere access to the best medical care.

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Whole Health Care. Whole Lives. Whole Community

Innovative initiative connecting stable housing and physical/mental health services for Portland’s homeless community.

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Helping Children Navigate Crisis through Reading and Storytelling

We all want our children to feel safe and secure. Reading aloud to your child is one way to help your family through this difficult time.

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How to Improve Palliative Care Accessibility

An insufficient workforce is one of the biggest challenges in meeting the needs of patients living with a serious illness, and their families.

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Can Investments in Community Health Become Self-Sustaining?

As part of Oregon Healthiest State, the Blue Zones Project makes healthy choices easier for the community of Klamath Falls.

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Benefits of the Community Health Worker

Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Community Health Advocates (CHAs) are trusted members of the communities in which they work. They share the language, culture, and life experiences of their neighbors to build trust and advocate for others.
Benefits of the Community Health Worker
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