Stories of Impact

Learn how our partner organizations are positively impacting the health and well-being of people and families.

How Innovations in Palliative Care are Changing Lives

Navigating a complex health care system while living with a serious illness or caring for a loved one can be incredibly stressful.

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Helping Clinicians Reduce Childhood Trauma and Heal the Future

National Children’s Alliance (NCA) trains clinicians in a special intervention model that is reducing children’s trauma.

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Advance Care Planning is a Gift Loved Ones Give Each Other

Building community awareness around the importance of having conversations about advance care planning.

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Can Investments in Community Health Become Self-Sustaining?

As part of Oregon Healthiest State, the Blue Zones Project makes healthy choices easier for the community of Klamath Falls.

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Conversation: Surgery and Palliative Care with Adults

Sojourns Scholar Dr. Toby Campbell discusses how surgeons can help patients make informed decisions as they consider high-risk surgeries.

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Unique Nature of Pediatric Palliative Care

Pediatric palliative care is distinctly different than adult palliative care. How do we make every day the best it can be for seriously ill children?

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Breaking the cycle of generational poverty

Providing children facing the highest risks the opportunity to see a better future for themselves.

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Developing care goals for infants in the ICU

It can be challenging but crucial to maintain positive communication with the parents of infants in ICU.

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Benefits of the Community Health Worker

Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Community Health Advocates (CHAs) are trusted members of the communities in which they work. They share the language, culture, and life experiences of their neighbors to build trust and advocate for others.
Benefits of the Community Health Worker
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