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Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth has laid off 50 people and created 15 new positions as it streamlines its “support services structure,” the non-profit hospital system said Thursday in response to questions from The Lund Report.
Oct 10 2019
In Oregon's three biggest Medicaid markets, insurers and health care providers are having such a hard time coming to terms with eachother following the state's recent shakeup of its Medicad program, that the state has given insurers until Dec.
Oct 7 2019
Vowing to protect Medicare with “every ounce of strength,” President Donald Trump spoke this month to a cheering crowd in Florida.
Oct 12 2019
Oregon’s Medicaid program is helping to cut expensive unscheduled trips to the hospital by low-income, government-insured patients, an Oregon State University study
Oct 8 2019
As a reminder to new students at Oregon Health & Science University, the animal rights group PETA announced Thursday it ranked the Portland institution among the “worst” in the nation for its treatment of animals – a characterization OHSU vigorously disputes.
Oct 3 2019
Responding to the rising alarm over vaping, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday issued a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products and directed state agencies to identify and ban other vaping products that cause lung injury or death.
Oct 4 2019
A lawsuit filed by a Corvallis doctor against Oregon Health & Science University earlier this month shows that being a sperm donor can breed a heap of trouble - for the donor and the fertility clinic.
Oct 9 2019
The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina opened in 2011 — a one-building campus in the heart of wheat country dedicated to producing the rural doctors the country needs.
Oct 9 2019
Medicare cut payments to 2,583 hospitals Tuesday, continuing the Affordable Care Act’s eight-year campaign to financially pressure hospitals into reducing the number of patients who return for a second stay within a month.
Oct 1 2019
Twenty-three Oregon hospitals are among the more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide financially penalized this week by the federal government for having excessive rates of readmissions of recent elderly patients.
Oct 1 2019
The 2018-19 fiscal year was even more financially fruitful for Oregon Health & Science University than expected, according to a new report to be presented to its board on Friday.
Sep 24 2019
Debate over how Oregon should run its $6 billion-a-year Medicaid system for intensified sharply this week, with controversy continuing to swirl around Trillium Community Health Plan, a for-profit subsidiary of the nation’s Medicaid heavyweight.
Sep 16 2019
Oregon’s behavioral health director thinks it’s time to improve Oregon’s behavioral and mental health care system.
Sep 25 2019
Hundreds of highly skilled professionals have lost their jobs in recent months as the Trump administration drags its heels on funding a federally mandated program designed to curb government health care spending and improve care for seniors and people with disabilities.
Sep 23 2019
The Oregon Health Authority is launching a campaign to alert hundreds of thousands of low-income Oregonians that they will soon be able to choose between two insurance companies for their government-funded health coverage.
Sep 18 2019
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Sep 19 2019
Keeping to its timetable, the Oregon Health Authority late last week issued contracts to all 15 insurance entities the state tentatively approved earlier this year to run the state’s Medicaid programs starting 2020.
Sep 30 2019
DENVER — One patient at Denver Health, the city’s largest safety net hospital, occupied a bed for more than four years — a hospital record of 1,558 days. Another admitted for a hard-to-treat bacterial infection needed eight weeks of at-home IV antibiotics, but had no home.
Oct 8 2019