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Our Clinical Advisory Panel

The Columbia Pacific CCO Clinical Advisory Panel (CAP) is chartered to provide collective leadership from partner organizations for the clinical transformation work that will help Columbia Pacific achieve the Triple Aim.

The CAP will ensure Columbia Pacific’s clinical transformation efforts and priorities are strategically aligned with those of its constituent organizations, that these efforts have the active support of clinical and executive champions at the highest organizational level, and that success is increasingly driven by expanding the engagement in change initiatives throughout the delivery system in the CCO service area. 

The CAP is a separate committee of the Columbia Pacific CCO Governance structure, accountable to the CCO Board of Directors.


Clinical Advisory Panel Members:

  • Bruin Rugge, MD (Chair) -- OHSU Family Medicine, Scappoose
  • Chris Laman, PharmD -- Columbia Memorial Hospital, Astoria
  • Dominque Greco, MD -- Providence North Coast Clinics, Seaside
  • Jim Tyack, DMD, MAGD --Tyack Dental Group, Clatskanie and Astoria
  • Laurence Colman, MD -- Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc
  • Leslie Ford, LCSW -- Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc
  • Mary Ann Dearborn, LCSW -- Tillamook Family Counseling Center, Tillamook
  • Roxana Abbott, MD – Legacy Medical Group, St Helens
  • Katrina McPherson, MD ­­– Columbia Memorial Hospital
  • Jason Jones -- Ride Care
  • Autumn Bruce, RN, BSN -- Tillamook County Health Department
  • Joe Skariah, MD -- OHSU Family Medicine, Scappoose
  • Sarah Present, MD -- Public Health Foundation of Columbia County

Major Initiatives:

  • Reducing opiate dependence through better management of chronic pain, along with implementation of consistent prescribing protocols
  • Achieving state-determined improvement targets on 17 different clinical measures for prevention, screenings, chronic conditions and satisfaction
  • Improving the rates of developmental screenings for children from birth to 3 years old, and referral to early intervention services
  • Assuring timeliness and comprehensiveness of prenatal services and screenings for members
  • Integrated care plans between primary and behavioral health clinics for patients with chronic mental illness

Click here to download the CAP charter.

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