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A month after Oregon’s first COVID-19 case was confirmed, state medical officials say the worst of t
Apr 7 2020

Coronavirus Roundup

Oregon Got Half Of 20,000 Tests Touted, And They're Not Being Used | Read More »
Portland Tribune: Report: COVID-19 Hitting Hispanic Oregonians Hard | Read More »
The Oregonian/OregonLive: Coronavirus Breakout Closes Kaiser Westside Pharmacy, 7 Staffers Diagnosed Positive | Read More »
The Oregonian/OregonLive/Oregon State Hospital Staff Member Tests Postive For Coronavirus | Read More »
The Oregonian/OregonLive: ‘Strong Evidence’ Seen That Oregon's Coronavirus Restrictions Are Working | Read More »

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The Oregon Health & Science University could lose up to $425 million over the next two years if it doesn’t take swift action, OHSU leaders told staff this week.
Apr 8 2020
Federal health officials, citing a need to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, have temporarily halted some efforts to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in overpayments made to Medicare Advantage health plans.
Apr 8 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has affected family planning, forcing some people to delay fertility treatments. Fertility providers have laid off staff and cut back on non-urgent treatments to preserve personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. And travel restrictions have further crimped revenues by keeping international patients from flying to the United States for treatment. 
Apr 6 2020
Depending on the severity of the economic crisis induced by coronavirus, as many as 430,000 Oregonians could lose their employer-sponsored health plans in coming months, and most of those people – 320,000 – would turn to the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s version of Medicaid for low-income residents, a new report forecasts.
Apr 4 2020
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Practically overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Oregon Health & Science University from a broad health care academic center into an incubator for coronavirus testing innovation.
Apr 6 2020
While the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic has been on respiratory problems and securing enough ventilators, doctors on the front lines are grappling with a new medical mystery.
Apr 6 2020

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The federal government has encouraged health centers to delay nonessential surgeries while weighing the severity of patients’ conditions and the availability of personal protective
Apr 7 2020
Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Andrew Stolfi director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, a regulatory agency with broad oversight of the individual and small-business health insurance business in Oregon.
Apr 3 2020

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  The Lund Report is not sharing this premium story.   Fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to hit Oregon’s Medicaid program.
Apr 2 2020
The health care system has changed rapidly to respond to the coronavirus. 
Apr 1 2020
The number of infected staff members at Oregon Health & Science University crept up again on Wednesday, as did the number of COVID-19 patients being treated at OHSU Hospital.
Apr 1 2020

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Blood donation centers across the U.S. are ramping up efforts to collect plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 in hopes it could be used to save the lives of others infected with the pandemic disease.
Apr 1 2020
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In recent weeks, Providence Health & Services has run online ads showing the cheerful face of Dr. Jill Gelow, medical director of the company’s heart transplant program.
Mar 31 2020
Four hospital systems in the Portland area have employees infected with COVID-19, including Oregon Health & Science University, where the number remains small but is edging up as more test results come in.
Mar 30 2020
Health care workers across Oregon are pleading for help boosting the state’s supply of personal protective equipment to help them fight the  coronavirus pandemic. 
Mar 30 2020
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Mar 26 2020
A high-ranking federal official in late February warned that the United States needed to plan for not having enough personal protective equipment for medical workers as they began to battle the novel coronavirus, according to internal emails obtained by Kaiser Health News.
Mar 30 2020

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A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes.
Mar 30 2020
Read the latest press releases from organizations around the state.
Press Release: Nearly 60% of Oregon Dentists have Closed Due to State Coronavirus Restrictions. Where Can You Go When You Have a Toothache?
Apr 8 2020
Press Release: One Medical Expands Membership-Based Primary Care Model To Portland With New Offices And 24/7 Virtual Care Services
Apr 8 2020