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Government figures show the proportion of children who arrived in emergency departments with mental health issues increased 24% from mid-March through mid-October, compared with the same period in 2019.

Jan 6 2021

Legacy and OHSU throw out dozens of coronavirus doses but Patrick Allen, director of the health authority, said his agency knew of no wasted vaccines.

Jan 6 2021

Oregon Health Authority officials said at a news briefing Tuesday that hospitals should not be vaccinating all employees but instead should be focused on staff who could become infected.

Jan 5 2021

A top health official at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver said he doesn’t know how COVID-19 spread from one patient to another 29 people, including 18 additional patients.

Jan 5 2021

There is disagreement whether new requirements for hospitals to post price information will curtail prices and create better-informed consumers.

Jan 5 2021
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Oregon’s vaccine rollout has been slow and inconsistent, with hospitals setting different policies on who to inoculate in the first round.

Jan 5 2021
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The Oregon Health Authority wants the public to be able to weigh in on proposed mergers and acquisitions, a proposal that advocates support.

Jan 5 2021
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The state is only allowing health care workers to be vaccinated -- not all employees of a hospital like Oregon.

Jan 5 2021

Many Americans face high out-of-pocket costs for life-saving drugs but those on Medicare are often worse off: There's no cap on coinsurance costs once they hit $6,550 in drug spending.

Jan 4 2021

Oregon State University researchers conducted a nationwide survey on COVID-19 which found that 25% thought is was a hoax.

Dec 29 2020

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