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Advocates battling PeaceHealth’s looming closure of its standalone Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield are not giving up.

Jul 29 2019

The Oregon Clinic is now recognized by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) as one of only sixty-eight medical centers nationwide designated with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating people with pulmonary fibrosis.

Jul 27 2019

When Washington returned from its winter holiday break in January, it seemed everyone was talking about lowering drug prices.

Jul 24 2019

Health workers holding picket signs rallied in Vancouver, Washington, Tuesday evening as contract negotiations between nonprofit health care provider Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of unions remained stalled.

Jul 24 2019

Lynne Terry, editor of The Lund Report, was recently on OPB’s Think Out Loud to discuss a big problem in Oregon that's been hidden—meth use.

Jul 24 2019

Michael Barton died in the Oregon State Penitentiary last year after catching the flu.

Jul 22 2019
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When state analysts evaluated Moda’s bid to continue as the Medicaid manager for most of rural Eastern Oregon, they weren’t thrilled by what they saw.

Jul 22 2019

The state of Oregon is finally recognizing that the factors that influence an individual’s health extend far beyond a doctor’s office or lab results. These social determinants of health include housing, adequate nutrition, education, and at the root of it all, financial health. 

Jul 22 2019

Premiums for health insurance will rise an average of 7.1 percent for small businesses and 1.5 percent for individuals next year in Oregon.

Jul 18 2019
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Powerful players in the Portland area’s health care marketplace are trying to slam the door on Missouri-based Centene Corp., days after the Oregon Health Authority put out the welcome mat.

Jul 17 2019

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