Update on Monday 1/28/2019 1:10 p.m.: The outbreak now includes 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected ones. The majority of cases continue to be in children, with 25 cases between 1 and 10 years old, nine between 11 and 18 years old and one adult younger than 29.
Need a hip replacement performed at an Oregon hospital? For an inpatient surgery, it could cost you – or your insurer – as much as $42,102 or as little as $29,304 depending on where you go, says a new nationwide report on hip and knee replacements.
Oregon’s public employees typically pay less for health insurance than their peers in neighboring states, a new study finds.
Oregon lawmakers have introduced legislation that would avert a crisis for a diabetic in need of insulin.
Three Salem provider groups have announced plans to start a nonprofit coordinated care organization and to apply for one of Oregon’s next multi-million-dollar Medicaid contracts.
Northwest Health Foundation has a new president and chief executive officer: Jesse Beason.
The major Medicaid insurer in the Willamette Valley will not apply for a piece of the state’s largest procurement in history -- the next contract to cover Oregon’s more than 1 million low-income Medicaid patients.
The Oregon Health Authority has awarded National University of Natural Medicine a biennial grant of $250,000 to provide educational scholarships for a select group of naturopathic medical students through the Scholars for a Healthy Or
An accomplished surgeon has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University over her pay, career advancement opportunities and a “hostile” work environment.
Right about now, some of us may be straining to adhere to our New Year’s resolutions about exercise. As a practicing sports medicine specialist at OHSU, I can say, unequivocally, that an investment in physical activity now will pay big dividends later, especially as we age.