Drawing a multiracial student body isn't enough: Medical schools need to change their curriculums to improve treatment of minorities and build an inclusive environment.
The for-profit Medicaid insurer also lags in attracting members in Lane County where it once held a monopoly.
Government officials and industry experts expect to see consolidation among health systems and smaller organizations following the financial hit caused by the pandemic.
Many nurses and other workers in long-term care facilities are struggling with the suffering they've witnessed on the job, with residents pleading for their family when visitors weren't allowed.
Many nursing homes are not using the on-site antigen tests the Trump administration has distributed even though they report test results in minutes because they are considered to be less reliable than tests sent to a lab.
Gov. Kate Brown announces new restrictions to curb a worrying spike in cases that has put Oregon in a “dangerous” situation.
Pfizer is expected to seek the release of its vaccine by the end of the month. Like most others, it will require two doses and injections must be given weeks apart, company protocols show.
The increase in hospitalizations from 2008 to 2018 underscores the need for the state to find new ways to treat and prevent addiction, researchers said.
Unlike the order by Gov. Kate Brown last spring, this is a voluntary step that hospital administrators are taking to give themselves flexibility to be able to handle an influx of patients.