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Mar 12 2019

The Board of Directors of Oregon’s leading statewide disability rights organization announced Tuesday it had hired the Senate’s top staff member on disability policy, Jake Cornett, to serve as the organization’s new executive director.  The Board of Directors launched a nationwide search to fill

Mar 12 2019
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For people who don’t read much English, following prescription labels can be a guessing game. Those who guess wrong can end up hurt by the medication that was supposed to help them. Even worse, they can end up hospitalized.

Mar 11 2019

Three of Oregon’s six largest commercial health insurers reported losses in 2018, as did several dental plans and Medicaid payers even though the market was fairly stable.

Mar 11 2019

Oregon has agreed to settle with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, again over false, misleading or illegal marketing claims or promotions of its drugs.

Mar 11 2019
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After a months-long search, the Oregon Health Authority has found a behavioral health director, a position that mental health experts and advocates say is sorely needed.

Mar 11 2019

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s revealed a 2017 case of tetanus in an unvaccinated child in Oregon.  

It was the first pediatric case of tetanus in the state in more than 30 years.  

Mar 10 2019

CareOregon, the state’s largest provider of OHP Medicaid benefits, has announced new executive leadership structure, and a few faces to fill these positions.

Mar 10 2019

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday to protest a controversial bill that would eliminate non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations.

Mar 7 2019

The Oregon Health Plan and other health services were among just two areas saved from budget cuts in the Oregon legislators’ budget framework released Thursday.

Mar 7 2019

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