David Labby, MD, PhD

Medical Director
Care Oregon
Portland, Oregon

David Labby MD PhD is Chief Medical Officer of Health Share of Oregon, one of the new Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs) managing a regional global budget for the physical and behavioral health care needs for Oregon's Medicaid population. Health Share currently has over 160,000 enrollees in the tri county area that includes Portland and includes all of the major hospital and health systems, the Counties, and providers including those in safety net practices. Before coming to Health Share, Dr Labby was Medical Director for CareOregon, the state's largest Medicaid Managed Care Plan. While at CareOregon, he was responsible for developing and overseeing the health plan's care management program for members with complex conditions. Since 2007, he led CareOregon's Primary Care Renewal Initiative to support key network providers in moving to "medical home" model of care that includes integrated behavioral health. He has led a number of other plan clinical efforts, including initiatives on pediatric asthma, chronic pain, and depression. He has been part of CareOregon's participation in the IHI Triple Aim Initiative and part of the Triple Aim Faculty. Dr Labby practiced in Primary Care and was Medical Director of both primary care and multi specialty settings before coming to CareOregon in 2000. He received his PhD in Cultural Anthropology.

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