It’s long been assumed that Oregon’s health insurers are beyond the reach of most civil litigation -- the insurance industry is specifically exempt from the Unlawful Trade Practices Act, the state’s primary civil fraud protection, and plaintiffs can only recoup actual monetary damages from a hand
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With more untreated tooth decay and periodontal disease than any other population group, the state of oral health among American Indians and Alaska Natives is simply unacceptable, according to Pam Johnson, oral health project specialist with the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board.
The first quarter of 2015 revealed some striking financial gains for Oregon’s acute care hospitals.
The growing abuse of prescription painkillers now touches home for a majority of Americans, according to a poll released Tuesday.
What kind of care do you want at the end of your life?
Stanford University researchers put that question to members of three major ethnic groups in the San Francisco Bay area and found little variation in their responses.
Even though health problems forced Denise Scott to retire several years ago, she feels “very blessed” because her medicine is still relatively inexpensive and a subsidy for low-income Medicare beneficiaries covers the full cost of her monthly drug plan premiums.
Employers are eager to find cost-effective ways to lower their healthcare costs and improve productivity.
Winding Waters Clinic in Enterprise has been recognized by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) as a trail blazer in health system transformation.
Advantage Dental is launching a landmark project next year to reduce unnecessary trips to the emergency room and provide children and pregnant women with a “dental home.”
America provides the world’s highest-priced care with the lowest life expectancy of developed countries, with half of all bankruptcies related to healthcare costs, while one in seven Medicare beneficiaries is harmed while hospitalized, Dr. Douglas Walta told students last week.