Issue 1- Using Qualitative and Quantitative Data to Shape Policy Change
Describes how Oregon leaders have used data and personal stories to create a climate of change, effect changes in medical school curriculum and clinical practice, and policy changes.

Issue 2- Oregon Health Decisions: Lighting the Way to Common Ground
Summarizes Oregon Health Decisions' efforts to improve (OHD) end-of-life care policy, examines the workings of its rational partnership model, and offers several assessments of its work by citizens and policy makers.

Issue 3- Implementing End-of-Life Treatment Preferences Across Clinical Settings
The Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment form is widely used in Oregon to insure continuity of care and adherence to advance care planning across settings.

Issue 4- Advances in State Pain Policy and Medical Practice