OHCA Oregon Caregiver Spring Summer 2020

SPRING/SUMMER 2020 CONTENTS © 2020 The contents of this publication may not be reproduced or distributed electronically or mechanically, either in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the Oregon Health Care Association. The advertisers assume complete responsibility to use any or all brand names, trademarks, guarantees, and statements which appear in their advertisements. Healthcare Heroes: Providing Care During a Crisis In this article, representatives from three communities share their unique experiences in dealing with COVID-19. FEATURE 04 LETTER FROM THE CEO 12 OREGON HEALTHCARE HEROES 16 PUBLIC POLICY The State’s Response to COVID-19 and the Road Ahead 18 DATA & RESEARCH Data is More Important Now Than Ever Before 22 LEGAL & REGULATORY Liability in the Time of COVID-19 23 PROFILES Representative Rachel Prusak (D-Tualatin/West Linn) Peter Courtney , Salem Transitional Care 28 UPCOMING EVENTS 23 25 28 pg 6