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.
On a typical day, doctors rush through the emergency department toward sounding alarms, and ambulances whisk in people suffering heart attacks, strokes or severe pain. Medical technicians and nurses attend to patients as worried families hover close.
Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Legacy Health, PeaceHealth and Providence Health & Services have partnered to create the “Health Systems Access to Care Fund” for community-supported clinics in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
REACH Community Development (REACH) and community members celebrate the completion of 72Foster, providing 101 new permanently affordable apartment homes to SE Portland.
Clark County Public Health has been awarded a five-year, $300,000 grant to implement strategies to improve physical activity and nutrition among adults and children.
With Oregon’s individual health insurance exchange facing lower enrollment and higher premiums, a prominent consumer watchdog group is pushing for several policy changes to stabilize the individual market and rein in costs.
An Oregon State University scientist is part of a $10.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop a vaccine for gonorrhea.
Two organizations dedicated to improving health care merge under Comagine Health name
A combined, 500-person, national nonprofit health care consulting firm has been created from the merger of two industry leaders. Qualis Health and HealthInsight are now Comagine Health.
In anticipation of a new anti-abortion tilt on the Supreme Court bench, some states are moving to further restrict the procedure during the first trimester of pregnancy or to outlaw abortion entirely if Roe v. Wade ever falls.
Kathy Marambe spent 40 years helping people in a mental health crisis.