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Wage increases, a new wage structure that would pay newer staff less and and staff-to-patient ratios are sticking points in contract negotiations.

Oct 12 2021

Nurses and other professional health care workers at Kaiser Permanente in Oregon and southwest Washington voted 96% in favor of authorizing a strike.

Oct 11 2021
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The Lown Institute examined how communities surrounding hospitals benefited from their presence.

Oct 11 2021
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FamilyCare’s seven-year battle against the state agency has generated massive legal bills for both sides, and there is no end in sight.

Oct 8 2021

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.

Oct 7 2021

A new law is intended to stop syringe exchange opponents from using environmental regulations to sue over needle waste.

Oct 7 2021
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Enhanced simulation courses offer hands-on learning experiences that the pandemic has made difficult to achieve in real life hospital settings.

Oct 7 2021

Nurses say they are at their breaking point and would love public support.

Oct 7 2021

Hospitals are in a pinch following a spike in retroactive claim denials and delayed payments from big insurers.

Oct 7 2021
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Oregon State Board of Nursing to consider a temporary rule that would allow regulatory action against nurses without a COVID-19 vaccination.

Oct 6 2021

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