Wage increases, a new wage structure that would pay newer staff less and and staff-to-patient ratios are sticking points in contract negotiations.
Nurses and other professional health care workers at Kaiser Permanente in Oregon and southwest Washington voted 96% in favor of authorizing a strike.
The Lown Institute examined how communities surrounding hospitals benefited from their presence.
FamilyCare’s seven-year battle against the state agency has generated massive legal bills for both sides, and there is no end in sight.
If you plan to make cards or other gestures of support, be sure to call the hospital or clinic to arrange a time to drop them off.
A new law is intended to stop syringe exchange opponents from using environmental regulations to sue over needle waste.
Enhanced simulation courses offer hands-on learning experiences that the pandemic has made difficult to achieve in real life hospital settings.
Nurses say they are at their breaking point and would love public support.
Hospitals are in a pinch following a spike in retroactive claim denials and delayed payments from big insurers.
Oregon State Board of Nursing to consider a temporary rule that would allow regulatory action against nurses without a COVID-19 vaccination.