Columbia Gorge Health Council
The Columbia Gorge Health Council works to elevate the well-being of everyone living in the Columbia Gorge through: Governing the Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Allocating spending, Operating collaborative programs and Convening partners for health improvement efforts.
We envision a region of communities where all people enjoy improved health through equitable access to and engagement with coordinated resources.
Accountability, Collaboration, Process and Equity
Trey Rigert, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Advisory Panel (CAP) Co-Chair
Elaine Castles, PhD
Community at Large, Wasco County
Elizabeth Foster, MD
Clinical Advisory Panel (CAP) Co-Chair
Lindsey Hopper, JD, MPH
PacificSource Community Solutions Inc.
One Community Health
Hood River County
Dennis Knox, FACHE
Mid-Columiba Medical Center
Community Advisory Council (CAC) Chair
Jeanie Vieira, RN
Treasurer, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital
“It has been an incredible experience to see new standards implemented, then go to the office and witness my patients’ lives change in significant and positive ways as a result.”Dr. Kim Humann
“We are working together with the Columbia Gorge Health Council and PacificSource to make sure people are being served in the best way possible,”Susan Lowe
“I receive positive feedback from our Latino families about the quality of the healthcare services. Providers are very patient, very respectful and they take time to listen.“Joel Pelayo
“I’m grateful that we’re starting to see success from our work. Change this important takes time, but now we know it can be done.”Karen Joplin