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Health industry leaders are pushing Congress and the Biden administration to preserve the pandemic-fueled expansion of telehealth that has transformed how millions of Americans see the doctor.

Jun 7 2021
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A plan to drop requirements for masks, social distancing and capacity limits hinges on vaccinating 127,000 more adults to reach a 70% vaccination rate. 

Jun 4 2021

A spokeswoman said this was the first time since January that employees didn't have to work overtime to staff all shifts because 24 managers and employees volunteered to work.

Jun 3 2021

“Our focus is going to be on making sure regulations and policies are going to be focused on improving coverage,” said Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, who was sworn in on May 27.

Jun 3 2021
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A housekeeper who reported on her colleagues for alleged theft and time-clock fraud is suing the hospital system, claiming it did not protect her from harassment.

Jun 3 2021
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Oregon Health Authority tentatively wants the taxpayer-funded insurance plan to help with housing, other needs, in addition to medical care.

Jun 2 2021

Clatsop County to become the 19th county with the lower risk ranking, while Lane and Polk counties drop into moderate risk category. 

Jun 1 2021

The Oregon Employment Department expects the state to have 28,600 job openings for nurses over the next 10 years while only graduating 16,000 registered nurses.

 

Jun 1 2021

Six states have passed laws to start drug imports from Canada, and Florida, Colorado and New Mexico are the furthest along in plans to get federal approval.   

Jun 1 2021

Oregon State Hospital leaders have still received no response on deploying the National Guard to aid with a staffing crisis, but the Oregon Office of Emergency Management is seeking civilians to help.

Jun 1 2021

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