Oregon’s largest commercial health insurer, Kaiser Permanente, has dropped plans to buy and develop a 20-acre parcel in Eugene, even as Kaiser continues to expand in the South Willamette Valley.
Most of Oregon’s hospitals are nonprofits. They get a break on state and local taxes and in exchange, they’re supposed to provide free or discounted care to those who can’t afford it.
But charity care has decreased in recent years while hospital profits have increased.
Legacy Health is expanding its executive team with the internal promotion of two senior leaders.
The Oregon Health Authority has confirmed a second case of measles in Marion County, health officials announced Tuesday evening.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, on Wednesday applauded new resources to combat the opioid crisis in Oregon.
Multnomah County opens the new Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters Wednesday on one of the most iconic corners in Portland, across from Union Station in Old Town.
Oregon lawmakers are taking several stabs this session at increasing health insurance coverage in the state.
Nursing assistant Amanda Newman often ends her shifts at PeaceHealth’s Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield in tears after struggling to meet all of her patients needs each day because there’s not enough staff.
The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine.
Amid partisan wrangling, the House health care committee on Thursday approved House Bill 3063 which would require children to have a medical exemption or be vaccinated to attend school.
The vote, 7 to 4, followed party lines.