Initiatives & Peer Networks

Learn from one another through OPCA's peer networks.  Swap best practices, share your triumphs and frustrations, get advice from experts in a variety of fields.

Gain new skills and keep your patients healthier by joining one of OPCA's clinical initiatives.

For general information on our current initiatives and peer networks, contact Claire Tranchese via email or at 503-228-8852.


Peer Network Overview

As a member of an OPCA peer network, you'll meet virtually and face-to-face to:

  • discuss hot topics on an ongoing basis. • bounce ideas off your peers.
  • have difficult conversations in a "safe" space.
  • connect with both new and long-term members of the peer community.
  • expand your content / leadership skills and knowledge.

Current Networks

  • Clinician Leadership Network
  • Dental Directors Network
  • Executive Directors Network
  • Financial Officers Group Network
  • Outreach & Enrollment Worker Network
  • Portland Metro Area Provider Network

For more information, visit our Peer Network webpage.


Initiative Overview

Want to learn more about the latest clinical techniques?  Consider engaging in one of OPCA's initiatives.  All are designed to keep patients healthier and CHC staff members more satisfied.

For a comprehensive overview of each initiative, click on the link or email the OPCA contact:

Alternative Payment & Care Model (APCM) 

  • Contact: Amy Vasereno

Data Transparency Project

  • Contact: Krista Collins

Outreach & Enrollment of CHC Patients

Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • Contact: Irma Murauskas

SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment)

  • Contact: Sarah Dryfoos

Social Determinants of Health

  • Contact: Carly Hood

Strengthening the Oral Health Safety Net

  • Contact:  Sarah Dryfoos