Opinion -- Nearly 2,000 Parkinson’s patients came to Portland this week for the World Parkinson Congress, an international event drawing 4,200 researchers, physicians and patients from 67 countries to discuss new research discoveries, treatments and therapies
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Familycare Health is a Medicare and Medicaid managed care organization, coordinating medical, behavioral health, and dental care for more than 130,000 Oregonians.
A high-level bureaucrat at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has given the state’s Medicaid waiver a warm reception, increasing the odds that the federal government will increase its investment in Oregon’s Medicaid transformation and allow the state to continue the coordinated care n
Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission is working to rescue almost 300 nursing students caught in limbo when ITT Technical Institutes shut its doors earlier this month, with Portland Community College possibly stepping in to take over the curriculum, allowing the students to to finish
Most of Oregon’s coordinated care organizations are profitable, with only four of 16 posting net losses in the first three months of 2016, according to a Lund Report review of financial records. And those that are reporting losses have enough cash in the bank to get through.
HealthInsight Oregon is a nonprofit organization committed to improving healthcare. They are organized through locally governed organizations in four western states: Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah.
An independent consultant says that the Oregon Department of Human Services needs to raise rates for all types of foster care providers and develop an assessment tool to determine children’s needs when they enter the system.
Faced with rising prescription drug costs, consultants for the Oregon Public Employees Benefit Board gave its directors a list of recommendations at this month’s meetings that could better align PEBB’s benefits with the private sector.
Full Circle Healing in Klamath Falls has joined with the Klamath Alternative Healing Collective to make an all-inclusive wellness center including medical, mental health, substance abuse treatment, massage, meditation and yoga services.
Oregon Health Authority Director Lynne Saxton has released her agency’s budget request for 2017 to 2019, asking that the state pony up a billion dollars more than the current budget, raising the state’s stake in the healthcare agency from $2.14 billion to $3.33 billion.