The coordinated care organization Jackson Care Connect has distributed more than $1.5 million in grants to organizations including La Clinica. Read the complete Mail Tribune story
Jackson Care Connect
Brenda Johnson discovered her mission in life after falling sick in Mexico as an undergraduate exchange student. “I accessed health care from physicians I didn’t know and in a language I didn’t understand,” says Johnson, chair of Jackson County’s coordinated care organization, Jackson Care Connect. “I made a vow at that time to ensure other people were cared for in a culturally respectful way.” In the United States, however, language barriers, socioeconomic factors and a fragmented delivery system create real road blocks to medical care. As chair of the CCO, Johnson is pulling those barriers down. Read complete Oregon Business story here.