The lawsuit claims a former Corvallis COVID testing worker’s safety complaints, including the lab CEO wearing shorts and sandals in the lab, got him canned.
The Oregon Health Authority acts in anticipation of a surge in coronavirus cases tied to the omicron variant.
Nurses who answer the phones at the free service respond to hundreds of calls a day.
A former OB-GYN at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital says the revocation of his privileges and an investigation into his conduct were a sham.
Cover All People, a new program intended to combat disparities and improve health, will make the Oregon Health Plan open to people regardless of their immigration status starting July 1, 2022.
The increase is due in part to the elimination of the upper income limit to qualify for financial assistance, says an Oregon health insurance marketplace spokesperson.
Though an Oregon omicron forecast has improved, the impact on hospitals still could exceed the pandemic’s worst point.
Monitoring by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality showed elevated levels of chemicals harmful to human health during the wildfires of 2020.
In the Cincinnati area, nursing home administrators blame low Medicaid reimbursements rates to the loss of entry-level employees.
A recent federal lawsuit filed in Medford is one of many targeting Medtronic and Aziyo Biologics over a spinal implant recalled due to tuberculosis infection.