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Osasuyi Kenneth Idumwonyi, 58, of Houston, Texas was sentenced today to 108 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for illegally distributing opioids.

Jun 3 2019
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SALEM – Another pillar of Gov. Kate Brown's Medicaid funding plan may be in peril.

Jun 3 2019

Many Oregon children face a combination of serious illness plus family or other social problems, such as parental incarceration, domestic violence, mental illness or drug and alcohol abuse, says a new study that will be presented to the Oregon Health Policy Board on Tuesday.

Jun 3 2019

CORVALLIS – Antibiotics prescribed by dentists as a preemptive strike against infection are unnecessary 81% of the time, according to a study published today in JAMA Network Open.

Jun 1 2019

For a hospital that had once labored to break even, Wheeling Hospital displayed abnormally deep pockets when recruiting doctors.

Jun 1 2019

“Homelessness is caused by a lack of housing, full stop.”

It really is that simple, Dr. Margot Kushel, a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, told an audience Friday morning at the Oregon Health Forum.

May 31 2019

Today, Portland-based health insurance company, Moda Health announced the sale of PropacPayless Pharmacy to PharMerica Corporation.

May 30 2019
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SALEM – Oregon lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Kate Brown's desk Wednesday night placing strict time limits on the ability of insurers to decide prior authorization claims.

May 30 2019

The Multnomah County Sheriff announced today that beginning June 1 corrections staff will distribute the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to individuals leaving county jails.

May 30 2019

Six months after buying health care clinic chain ZoomCare, PeaceHealth has installed one of its own executives as CEO of the business, which has rapid-service clinics in the Portland and Seattle metro areas.

May 29 2019

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