2018 Annual Conference

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at the Salem Convention Center, CCO Oregon hosted two events in one day for coordinated care stakeholders. Check out the agenda. 

The day began with the Annual Meeting and opening remarks from CCO Oregon’s Board Chair, Matt Sinnott. Next, CCO Oregon Board Member, John Duke, moderated a panel discussing “What’s next for coordinated care and where to go from here?” Panelists included:

  • Jeremy Vandehey, Oregon Health Authority
  • Cyreena Boston Ashby, Oregon Public Health Institute and the Oregon Health Equity Alliance
  • Seamus McCarthy, Yamhill Community Care Organization
  • Jen Johnstun, Primary Health

Immediately following the pre-session, CCO Oregon Executive Director Samantha Shepherd kicked off the Winter Conference for over 250 attendees and introduced the keynote, Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, who presented on Primary Care Integration.


The day rolled on with 16 concurrent sessions, a collection of posters displayed, exhibitors, and a final plenary addressing how we maintain funding for Medicaid and coordinated care with the following panelists:

  • Senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, District 17
  • John McConnell, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Laura Etherton, Oregon Primary Care Association
  • Donna Mills, Central Oregon Health Council
  • Evan Saulino, Oregon Health Authority (Moderator)

Check out the presenter bios and click on the links below to view presentation slides.

Event Photo Policy: CCO Oregon may take photos at hosted events for CCO Oregon use only. Photos may appear on the CCO Oregon website, newsletter,  social media outlets, or other future CCO Oregon communication material. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media.