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Oregon Quality Connection Newsletter

Quality and accreditation news for the Oregon public health system

Volume 4: Issue 2 (June 2014)

Volume 4: Issue 1 (February 2014)

Volume 3: Issue 4 (October 2013)

Volume 3: Issue 3 (August 2013)

Volume 3: Issue 2 (May 2013)

Volume 3: Issue 1 (January 2013) 

Volume 2: Issue 4 (October 2012) 

Volume 2: Issue 3 (July 2012) 

Volume 2: Issue 2 (April 2012)

Volume 2: Issue 1 (January 2012) 

Volume 1: Issue 1 (October 2011) 


Transforming Oregon's Public Health System Conference (July 2012)

Accreditation, Policy Development and Quality Improvement 


Mel Kohn, MD, MPH
The Changing Landscape for Public Health in Oregon

Margaret Beaudry, MA 

Transforming Public Health Systems and Improving Quality

Bud Nicola, MD, MHSA, FACPM

Accreditation as a Transformation Agent for Public Health Organizations

Les Beitch, MD, JD
Developing Public Health Plan and Policies

Jean O'Connor, JD, DrPH and Lila Wickham, MSES 

Accreditation in Oregon: An Update

Gene Matthews, JD 

The Long View of Advocacy: Moving From a Political Kill Zone to the Great Reset

Liana Winett, DrPH, CHES

Values, Vision, Voice: Your Communication Contexts and Challenges

Handout - Ripple Effects Storybuilding


Oregon Public Health Division: An Update for Oregon (July 2011) 



Laura Spaulding 

Deschutes County Beta Test 

Lydia Emer

Accreditation in Oregon 

Dr. Hugh Tilson
Let's get ready to be accredited: Preparing to launch in 2011 

   -  Audio recording, Part 1 of 4 (mp3)
   -  Audio recording, Part 2 of 4 (mp3)
   -  Audio recording, Part 3 of 4 (mp3)
   -  Audio recording, Part 4 of 4 (mp3)

Public Health Accreditation Videos