Neahring, who has worked as an internist, nephrologist and palliative care physician for nearly 30 years, knows that the keys to repairing U.S. health care are driving down costs, simplifying health insurance and reducing the cost of prescription drugs.
“Some 50 million people are retied now. In 12 years, that number will be 70 million. We’re not ready for that.”
Neahring grew up in Pittsburgh and earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at Northwestern University. She has called Oregon home for 20 years.