Single payer healthcare will not save the world. It won’t even save Oregon. But it will save Oregon’s rapidly imploding healthcare system.
On Friday, April 27, the Oregon Health Forum will host a panel discussion, “The Impact of Social Determinants on Health Outcomes,” in Portland.
Homelessness. The opioid crisis. School safety. Healthcare access. We see the tragedies – lost lives, shattered families, communities in crisis – and decry the systems that created them, but remain so focused on finding a “magic-pill” fix that we fail to make any meaningful change.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – If no one told you the proper way to get rid of those leftover heartworm pills, bottles of flea shampoo and other pet care products your household no longer needs, you’re not alone.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have created new nanomaterials able to cross cell membranes, establishing a novel platform for the intracellular delivery of molecular drugs and other cargo.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have made a key advance in the fight against drug resistance, crafting a compound that genetically neutralizes a widespread bacterial pathogen’s ability to thwart antibiotics.
The term “social determinants of health” (SDOH) is inescapable in the healthcare industry. But despite the ubiquity of the term, integrating SDOH into front-line medical care remains largely out of reach.
The opioid epidemic impacts every part of the country and our home state of Oregon is no exception.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research at Oregon State University shows that human cells have tremendous power to mechanically change their surroundings, opening the door to new insights on a variety of physiological processes including how cancer spreads.