Oregon can brag about widespread health insurance coverage across the state, but when it comes to the health of the population, its outcomes are mediocre.
Service workers at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield won some of their biggest pay raises in a decade in the latest labor contract negotiations, Service Employees International Union Local 49 said.
Thousands of Oregonians who rely on federal assistance to help put food on the table are facing a possible benefit cut under a proposed rule change.
Whether Congress will act this year to address the affordability of prescription drugs — a high priority among voters — remains uncertain. But states aren’t waiting.
Soon out-of-town families will have a tranquil, no-cost, place to call home in Springfield should their loved ones need specialized care at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, or University District in Eugene.
The St. Charles Medical Center in Bend is the latest Oregon hospital to be caught by the labor unionization wave in the health care sector.
McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center and Service Employees International Union Local 49 have reached a tentative labor pact and the union has called off a strike it had set for later this month.
Trillium Community Health Plan (Trillium) has awarded grants totaling $1.2M to seven organizations from its 2019 Innovation fund. Grant recipients were selected from providers and community stakeholders driving innovative solutions that improve the health of Trillium members.
As voters fume about the high cost of health care, politicians have been targeting two well-deserved villains: pharmaceutical companies, whose prices have risen more than inflation, and ins