A day after hundreds of opponents of mandatory vaccinations rallied outside the Capitol, lawmakers advanced a bill that would eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children.
A federal judge in Portland said Tuesday he would grant a preliminary injunction preventing new Trump administration rules that could’ve taken funding away from certain abortion providers from going into effect.
Providence Health Assurance withdrew its application for Oregon’s $5 billion Medicaid contract, leaving 15 organizations vying for a piece of the state’s largest procurement in history, the Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday.
Several hundred opponents of a proposal to eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children rallied outside the Capitol on Tuesday hoping to pressure lawmakers debating House Bill 3063.
The National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) Board of Directors has appointed Christine Girard, ND, MPH, as the 18th president of NUNM. Dr. Girard will succeed David J. Schleich, PhD, who is retiring from the position after 12 years of service.
Society expects health professionals, government officials and lawmakers to take action to reduce public health risks from communicable diseases. Safety regulations also aim to prevent vehicle deaths.
Four years ago, the PeaceHealth hospital system lavished praised on Alan Yordy, its longtime top executive, when he announced he would retire in June 2015.
A hearing has been set this week for the controversial bill eliminating non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children.
As a big player in the Northwest’s health care industry, PeaceHealth is hamstrung by a curious liability: It has no commanding presence in the region’s two major and thriving markets in Portland and Seattle.