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As hospitals in Oregon and Washington cope with a new capacity crisis fueled by respiratory illnesses, Oregon officials are urging new precautions.

Nov 23 2022

Government audits uncovered about $12 million in net overpayments for the care of 18,090 patients sampled, though the actual losses to taxpayers are likely much higher.

Nov 22 2022

The Food and Drug Administration hasn’t approved STD test kits for use outside a medical setting, but their at-home use is growing dramatically.

Nov 22 2022

Funds from a national settement are creating an unprecedented opportunity to make progress against an epidemic that has ravaged America for three decades, experts say — but also strife.

Nov 22 2022

OHSU says it has no more pediatric ICU beds available and is formally shifting to what’s known as crisis standards of care mode.

Nov 22 2022
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Oregon state Rep. Rob Nosse had opposed the move, but behavioral health care bills will likely be heard by the House Health Care Committee instead.

Nov 22 2022
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An attempt by nurses and food workers unions to recall two board members of a two coastal health district has come to end — for now.

Nov 22 2022

Research reveals negative effects of mass shootings spread farther than previously understood, harming even those not touched directly by the violence.

Nov 17 2022

UnitedHealth, which has been expanding in Oregon, is under scrutiny over issues that include its data practices.

Nov 17 2022

Color Health will offer telehealth and phone sessions to some Oregonians, including those aged 65 and older and those with compromised immune systems.

Nov 17 2022

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