During the next two months, vaccine makers hope to recruit 60,000 Americans, including in Oregon, to roll up their sleeves to test two vaccines.
Wfhen the Trump administration sent billions in federal relief funds to medical organizations, at least $259 million went to dialysis providers, with Fresenius receiving more than half of that.
Lawmakers who worked to plug the budget hole took a nip-and-tuck approach rather than slash and burn. Still, advocates are worried about behavioral health care funding.
The two sides meet again on Wednesday after two years of failing to reach an agreement. Wages remain the chief sticking point.
Unlike those in other states and countries besieged by the coronavirus pandemic, Oregon’s indoor eating and drinking establishments don’t appear to be risky places to catch COVID-19.
Vaccines engineered to protect the public from various diseases like influenza, hepatitis B and rabies can be less effective in obese adults than in the general population.
The for-profit Medicaid insurer has contracted with Oregon Health & Science University and Legacy for some services but failed to woo Providence Health & Services.
About 30 students entered a two-part nurse practitioner program last June, expecting the university to lock-in their tuition. Instead, OHSU is suspending its "tuition promise."
For the second straight year, Oregonians shopping for individual plans on the state’s health insurance marketplace will see rate increases below 2%.