A health care lawyer who works with hospitals says the timing is good for Oregon to join the multistate Nurse Licensure Compact to ease shortages.
A staggering 84% of pregnancy-related deaths were deemed preventable, according to data released in September by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
People who buy their own health coverage should be aware that alternative products, such as short-term health plans and health care sharing ministries, often provide far fewer protections, experts say.
A new federal report compiles information from 14 states including Oregon to detail aggressive marketing tactics.
Hospital officials say boosting staffing minimums would lead to increased financial losses and fewer staffed beds for patient care.
Lawmakers and practitioners offered their advice during an Oregon Health Forum panel on Monday.
An OHSU charge nurse was investigated for her “tone” when raising patient safety concerns, prompting the Oregon Nurses Association to file a complaint.
Several changes in health insurance coverage could affect those who purchase their own policies and are not on Medicare.
American Medical Response said its pullout from two counties in California will primarily affect Providence, the Catholic health system.
Sixteen million people of working age in the U.S. suffer with long COVID and of those, from 2 to 4 million people were unemployed in June and July, according to a report.