“Patients who once waited weeks to get an appointment now can usually get one within three days. They also know who their doctor is and which nurses and medical assistants will treat them.” – Portland Monthly: House Calls
"Part of the reason physicians aren't going into primary care is because it's very laborious work," says Dave Ford, CareOregon's former CEO. "Without a primary-care home, infrastructure support and team-based care, it's exhausting. The Primary Care Renewal brings an enthusiasm back to practice, and that's going to be attractive. It also brings money in so that the practices will see average income increases."