A year and a half after being named Oregon’s state Medicaid director, Lori Coyner has left state government—leaving David Simnitt, who has been the Oregon Health Authority’s health policy director, to fill the role on an interim basis until a new Medicaid director is hired.
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Senate Republican leaders Thursday released their revised bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, but they acknowledged that furious days of negotiation have not yet secured the 50 votes necessary to pass the measure over unanim
Counties with the highest opioid prescription levels in the U.S. tend to have small cities and a higher percentage of white residents. They also have a high unemployment rate, more doctors and more people living with arthritis and disabilities.
In 2012, Parkview Healthcare Center’s history of safety violations led California regulators to issue an ultimatum reserved for the most dangerous nursing homes.
BEND, Ore. – St. Charles Bend is the first hospital between Portland and the San Francisco Bay Area to offer MitraClip, a non-surgical treatment option for mitral regurgitation.
Rural Oregonians will have fewer health insurance options than ever in 2018, unless state officials are able to lure back companies that have opted to leave many small regions behind.
After two years of rapid growth, Oregon Health & Science University ability to meet demand for its services is running into capacity constraints, and the pay OHSU’s hospital receives for care is curbing as well, prompting the state’s largest healthcare institution to approve a budget on Thurs
ZOOM+, which runs more than 20 neighborhood clinics in the Portland and Seattle metropolitan areas, lost two high-level executives in June.
Lauren Wallace who was hired by CEO Dave Sanders as general consul, stepped down following a 10-month stint. She was hired in August 2016.
The Committee on Ways & Means has cleared the women’s comprehensive health bill on a party-line vote, setting up an emotional floor debate at the end of the session.
A top Oregon state health insurance official told reporters on Wednesday that he anticipates Trumpcare would send the individual market into a death spiral if enacted, sending younger and healthier people fleeing and only the most desperate and sickest consumers left buying health insurance.