Case Study: Columbia Memorial Hospital, Astoria, OR

Ensuring Access and Improving Population Health through Collaboration and Patient-Centered Care
Columbia Memorial Hospital, Astoria, OR

Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH), Astoria, OR is an independent critical access hospital (CAH) on the Columbia River Basin serving the Pacific North Coast and Lower Columbia regions of northwest Oregon. CMH boasts robust services including Level VI trauma, general and orthopedic surgery, urology, obstetrics, pediatrics, cardiology and cancer treatment. It owns a 30-provider multispecialty medical group, eight outpatient clinics, two urgent care centers and a rural health clinic. CMH participates in one of sixteen Coordinated Care Organizations established in Oregon in 2012 with a waiver from CMS to transform its Medicaid program into a shared risk alternative payment model.

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