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Sseko launches Kickstarter for custom sandals Sseko has launched a Kickstarter campaign to further its effort to send more Ugandan women to college. The crowdfunding campaign lets consumers design custom sandals, starting at $59. Portland-based Sseko sells sandals and other accessories made in Uganda | Oct 20, 2016 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preparing medical practices to shift from volume to value For years, providers have been paid based on volume of visits: The more visits, the more compensation, with little incentive to ensure high-quality care. This approach to payment runs counter to mandates of the Affordable Care Act, which call for improved | Oct 20, 2016 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows how Oregon's Medicaid transformation affected ED use A new study concluding that increases in primary care dont lead to decreases in Emergency Department use validates Oregons Medicaid transformation in a back door sort of way. Researchers looked at Oregons Medicaid population during the period from 2008 to | Oct 20, 2016 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thought Leader Forum: Data Centers Data is everywhere today and continuing to grow, driving business innovation but also stoking concerns about security and privacy. With more and more companies turning to data centers and their services, we recently gathered technical, educational and leg | Oct 20, 2016 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
15-story hotel to rise from former United Way property A 15-story hotel will likely rise from a quarter-block property that United Way of Columbia-Willamette has been peddling since early 2015. The property, at Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street, is currently home to one of two buildings that th | Oct 20, 2016 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Olympian Shannon Miller on ovarian cancer, Simone Biles and women's health In 1996, Shannon Miller led the Magnificent Seven U.S. womens gymnastics team to the first ever team gold and captured the first-ever gold medal on the balance beam for an American gymnast (see video clip below). Twenty years later, Miller has triumphed i | Oct 20, 2016 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pacific Seafood's Frank Dulcich on Measure 97, sustainability and shrimp protein At Thursday's Portland Business Journal Power Breakfast, a leader in the seafood industry said he's grappling with many of the same issues as his fellow business operators. That's because, as Pacific Seafood's Frank Dulcich told the 300 or so attendees, m | Oct 20, 2016 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Beaverton digital payments firm lands $10M investment Beaverton electronics payments company Nvoicepay landed $10 million in growth capital from the private equity arm of New York-based Napier Park Global Capital. As part of the deal, Steve Piaker, Napier's managing director, is joining the Nvoicepay board o | Oct 20, 2016 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drive Oregon impact: $24M, 68 jobs over 5 years A new report presented to a state-overseen economic development group suggests that Oregon's electric vehicle advocates have generated jobs and investments over the past five years. The report, for Drive Oregon, reveals that state funding for the EV group | Oct 20, 2016 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
San Diego architecture students descend on Portland to define 'Ford District' A team of some 60 undergraduate architecture students from San Diego are sizing up a slice of Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District to come up with a grand plan for developing a new neighborhood. The students, from San Diego's NewSchool of Archi | Oct 20, 2016 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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