PeaceHealth the healthcare giant based in Vancouver, Wash., appears to be on a downward spiral, with news that two more high level executives have handed in their resignations.
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More patients struggled to pay their hospital bills in 2016 than the year before, in yet further evidence of a slight retrenchment in Affordable Care Act gains, according to a Lund Report analysis of financial data reported to the state.
Two high-level system directors have left PeaceHealth, amid reports of deadly infections that prompted a federal investigation of the nonprofit Catholic healthcare giant’s Longview, Washington, hospital.
After months of negotiation, the 75 nurses who staff PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in coastal Florence still have no union contract with their employer.
Zoom Health Plan has notified the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation of its intent to withdraw from the individual and small group insurance markets in 2018.
Oregon’s efforts to rein in prescription spending have shown promising early results, despite federal rules that limit drug price negotiations, the Oregon Health Authority’s chief medical officer said Tuesday.
Here are some quick looks at healthcare happenings in Oregon this week.
Upstream Public Health is on the verge of being revitalized following an earlier decision to close it down because of financial difficulties.
The Senate unanimously passed a bill Wednesday designed to protect corrections officers from exposure to HIV or Hepatitis C, but discussion around the bill may have sensationalized the risk of acquiring these diseases.