Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group posted $13.3 billion in full-year 2016 earnings from operations, a 20.5 percent increase from the same period last year.
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After a hearing was scheduled to consider the nomination of Congressman Tom Price as the next Secretary of the Health and Human Services Department, Senator Ron Wyden issued the following statement:
The White River Health District covers an expansive (750 square miles) portion of Wasco County, yet has a patient population of just 2000. The Deschutes Rim Health Clinic sits on a high plateau with a view of the Deschutes River.
On NPR’s Morning Edition, Kaiser Health News correspondent Julie Appleby discusses some lesser known parts of the health law that could be repealed by the GOP Congress and Donal
Before Luke Whitbeck began taking a $300,000-a-year drug, the 2-year-old’s health was inexplicably failing.
A pale boy with enormous eyes, Luke frequently ran high fevers, tired easily and was skinny all over, except his belly stuck out like a bowling ball.
The healthcare industry is being called upon to absorb the looming budget hole faced by Oregon lawmakers when they gather in Salem next month.
The president of Oregon Health And Science University isn’t waiting to see what Republicans do with the Affordable Care Act. In anticipation of deep cuts, he’s stopping the hiring of most new staff.
Almost 30 percent of Americans will experience chronic pain in their lifetime. And the opioids used to reduce that pain have proved highly addictive for many.
Now, a study out of Oregon Health And Science University suggests a new way of treating chronic pain with marijuana.
The number of people receiving healthcare through Medicaid-funded coordinated care organizations dropped precipitously in the first nine months of 2016, according to financial reports analyzed by The Lund Report.
Over the past decade, Oregon’s hospitals have steadily increased their spending on physicians and other workers with little influence by the Affordable Care Act.