Oregon's redesigned Medicaid program has been called "an accountable care organization on steroids," because of its ambitious savings and quality improvement goals. As researchers look to Oregon for a sense of how ACOs will perform nationwide, information technologies will be one of the key factors in how Oregon ACOs fare.
Spirit of Women® President and National Program Director, Tanya Abreu, is among the select U.S. healthcare leaders invited by the Domestic Policy Council and the Office of National AIDS Policy to the White House on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. First Lady Michelle Obama, an advocate for women's health and domestic violence awareness, has also been invited and is expected to attend. The speakers and panelists will discuss the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women, and gender related health disparities and how the juncture of these issues impact women's lives both globally and domestically.