Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.
From traumatic head injury to half marathon, read about the miraculous recovery of Simon Brooks, who was treated at Providence Medford Medical Center ICU after falling off his skateboard without a helmet.
Supported in part by Providence, Kids Health Connection staffs five school-based clinics, providing the only health care many underserved children receive.
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation last month announced which clinics will participate in its new national Comprehensive Primary Care initiative. Only three clinics in Jackson County were chosen, and all are part of the Providence health care system in southern Oregon. The initiative is a pilot program to strengthen primary care through collaboration between public and private health care payers. This partnership is the first of its kind and is designed to provide improved access to quality health care at lower costs.