OPCA's staff members are here to serve our community health centers!

Please contact us any time you need these services.  Or for general training/technical assistance questions or needs, contact your OPCA liaison.


Health Center
Quality Improvement

 

 
Irma Murauskas, RN, MPH
Director of Primary Care Transformation
503-228-8852 ext 226



Has overall responsibility for OPCA's Primary Care Transformation process.
Ariel Singer, MPH
Technical Assistance Curriculum Manager
503-228-8852 ext 229



Manages the development of curriculum for Patient-Centered Medical Home transformation, quality improvement and patient-centered communication. 
 
Health Center
Operational Excellence
   
CHC Financial Improvement Manager
503-228-8852 ext 240
 
 
 
Works with our members on financial and operations issues.
 
Operations Manager
503-228-8852 x244
 
 
 
Coordinates these CHC operational needs: quality assurance, compliance, adherence to the Bureau of Primary Health Care requirements, workforce support, and peer network coordination.  Fosters integration of oral health in collaboration with community partners and with a focus on CHC delivery of dental services.
 
Training and Development Manager
503-228-8852 ext 243
 
 
Coordinates community development and access planning. Manages relations with our members' outreach and enrollment workers.
Health Center Data Excellence    
Data Analytics & Quality Improvement Specialist
503-228-8852 ext 245
 
 
 
Is a key coordinator, contributor and creator of management strategy and implementation across the continuum, from health care-required data and team-level measures to value-based definition and payment.
Health Care Data Specialist
503-228-8852 ext 241

 
 
 
 
Supports OPCA's efforts to assist our members through data collection and presentation.
 
Health Policy    
State & Federal Policy Director
503-228-8852 ext 238
 
 
Establishes strategy, structure and implementation processes to ensure that member needs are effectively represented and addressed at state and federal levels.
Policy Coordinator II
503-228-8852 ext 223
 
 
Responsible for outreach to, and engagement with, CHC staff.  Provides state and federal health policy support, board and committee ↵ support, and support to OPCA's state and federal policy director.
 
Marketing & Communications Systems Innovation Social Determinants of Health
Beth Quartarolo, MBA, Accredited Business Communicator
Director of Marketing & Communications
503-228-8852 ext 222
 
Develops and implements OPCA's internal and external communications strategies. Works with health centers to design marketing programs to attract and retain patients and promote CHC value in local communities.
Jennifer Pratt, MCP
Director of Systems Innovation
503-228-8852 ext 239
 
 
 
Manages It Takes a Neighborhood (ITaN) systems change health and wellness program.
Social Determinants of Health Manager
503-228-8852 ext 248
 
 
 
 
Defines and organizes OPCA work around social determinants, patient complexity, risk adjustment, and programming that assesses and responds to this arena.  Facilitates conversations and interventions to create health equity for all through a root-cause focus. 
OPCA
Executive Leadership
   
Executive Director
503-228-8852 ext 227
 
 
 
Oversees all OPCA activities, including development and implementation of strategic work plans, projects, policies and budgets.
Senior Director, Clinic Operations & Quality
503-228-8852 ext 233
 
 
Shapes and oversees OPCA's technical assistance in the areas of clinical excellence, financial management, operations and leadership.
Strategic Advisor & Special Projects Director
503-228-8852 ext 232
 
 
Manages OPCA's administrative policy work, organizational strategic planning and special projects.
OPCA
Administration & Accounting
   
Office Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 228
 
 
 
Responsible for general office management and support
Fiscal Manager
503-228-8852 ext 230
 
 
 
Provides full oversight and administration of OPCA’s financial system, including the accounting function.
 
Stephanie Castano
Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 224
 
Provides program and event planning and coordination for outreach and enrollment workers (OEWs) at CHCs in Oregon.
APM Project Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 249
 
 
Provides administrative, logistic and project coordination support for the alternative payment methodology (APM) model being piloted in Oregon.
Technical Assistance Projects Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 246
 
Works closely with the OPCA CHC operations manager and other OPCA staff to develop and monitor work plans for OPCA's various grant-funded, clinically focused projects.
 
TA Project Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 231


 
 
Provides administrative and coordinator support to OPCA's technical assistance and training team.
Executive Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 221
 
 
Supports OPCA's executive director, strategic advisor and board of directors. Provides HR support with the internal operations manager.
Executive and TA Staff Coordinator
503-228-8852 ext 242
 
Provides administrative support for OPCA's senior director of clinic operations & quality and technical assistance and training staff. (Note: Amy is on leave; please contact Diane Lechner with general questions about technical assistance and training.)