The Lund Report

Democrats balanced Oregon’s 2017-2019 budget on the backs of disabled kids; starting next summer, the state will stop allowing most children to enroll in a program that provides supports that often keeps parents from placing their children in residential care.

Under pressure from legislators to cut costs, the Department of Human Services outlined a plan Tuesday that will seek federal permission to close the door on children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, cutting off a program to receive in-home supports unless their families are in o

Sep 20 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – Communication breakdowns between care facilities can pave the way for outbreaks of infection, according to research on the spread of an extensively drug-resistant bacterium.

Sep 20 2017

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine.

Sep 20 2017
Over the protests of Republican Sen. Kim Thatcher, Democrats said it’s time to move on and give the new leadership team a chance at the Oregon Health Authority, a position that FamilyCare shared.

A Senate committee opened and closed a public hearing on the Oregon Health Authority’s communications scandal involving FamilyCare, as the people involved with the ordeal failed to show up at the hearing.

Sep 20 2017
Come check out our great jobs from South Lane Mental Health, Volunteers of America Oregon, CODA, Southwest IPA Inc., The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, and more.

The RN Clinical Supervisor will supervise Medical Assistants and is responsible for the operational support of health care delivery at Outside In’s fast paced, innovative clinic working with underserved a

Sep 20 2017
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Two of the Catholic chain’s four Oregon hospitals were in the red in 2016, and the others made less than the year before.

One of Oregon’s largest healthcare players outside the metro area experienced a $67.3 million net loss in its 2016 fiscal year, as expenses climbed and revenue did not keep pace.

Sep 20 2017

It does not take a hurricane to put nursing home residents at risk when disaster strikes.

Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than the hurricanes that recently struck Florida and Houston, according to an examination of federal inspection records. Those homes rarely face severe reprimands, records show, even when inspectors identify repeated lapses.

Sep 20 2017

Republican efforts in Congress to “repeal and replace” the federal Affordable Care Act are back from the dead. Again.

Sep 20 2017

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists at Oregon State University have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it.

Sep 20 2017
Tickets are going fast for this breakfast forum, next Wednesday, Sept. 27.

A key figure who led efforts to pass landmark legislation in California focused on soaring prescription drug costs will appear at the Oregon Health Forum breakfast next Wednesday Sep

Sep 20 2017

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