Filters

The two organizations shut out of the awarding last month of Medicaid contracts accuse the state of unfairly rejecting their bids and potentially sowing turmoil in their communities' health care coor

Aug 8 2019

The president of Oregon Health & Science University has issued a public apology and the head of human resources has stepped down amid a Twitter campaign against a local union that’s been bargaining for a new contract with the institution since February.

Aug 8 2019

In his response Monday to mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump called for an expansion of state laws that temporarily prevent someone in crisis from buying or possessing a gun.

Aug 6 2019

For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in Oregon, the average annual cost of prescription drug treatment increased by 57.8% between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for Oregonians only increased by 14.8%.

Aug 2 2019
Premium content

Using cash incentives, the state is nudging coordinated care organizations into doing a better job on key health measures such as getting sealants on children's teeth and reducing the use of hospital emergency rooms for mental health crises.

Aug 1 2019

Another patient has died at Portland’s only psychiatric hospital for patients in a mental health crisis.

Aug 1 2019

Oregon gets mixed results when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual “How Do You Measure Up?

Aug 1 2019

Nearly a year ago, an email landed in Craig Pope’s inbox that would quietly destabilize the order that oversaw health care for about 100,000 people in the mid-Willamette Valley.

Jul 29 2019

Last year, Dr. Ronny Jackson, then the White House physician, gave Donald Trump a standard test to detect early signs of dementia — and said the president had scored a perfect 30.

Jul 29 2019

Now that it’s upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the friendly voice emanating from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker is poised to wriggle its way into all things health care.

Jul 29 2019

Pages