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Chris Bright, Co-Founder of Zapproved, is assuming the top board leadership spot for Business for a Better Portland, the 400+ member business association focused on helping its members engage with regional policy on housing, homelessness, transportation, and economic opportunity. 

Feb 12 2020

PacificSource Health Plans has hired Richard Blackwell as its Oregon director of government relations. In this role, Blackwell will direct PacificSource’s public policy, government affairs, and advocacy activities throughout the state.

Feb 12 2020
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The Oregon House passed a bill on Tuesday that bans online and telephone sales of vaping products.

Feb 11 2020

Good Shepherd Health Care System is pleased to welcome Oncology & Hematology Specialist Stephen Iacoboni, MD.  Dr.Iacoboni joins the Treatment Center of Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) to provide patient care in the treatment of blood disorders and various types of cancer. 

Feb 11 2020
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Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill focused on wages, benefits and working conditions in the long-term care industry, which has a high turnover rate. 

Feb 10 2020
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A legislative proposal for importing wholesale prescription drugs from Canada has died -- for the second time.

House Bill 4147 was effectively killed by House health care leaders who did not put it on the committee agenda. 

Feb 10 2020

In a surprising study, Oregon State University researchers found that no matter how much stress they placed on mice from either a high-fat diet or strenuous exercise, the animals’ mitochondria were able to adapt and continue their normal processes.

Feb 10 2020

When a human heart was left behind by mistake on a Southwest Airlines plane in 2018, transplant officials downplayed the incident.

Feb 10 2020

The Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 Cambia Health Foundation grant to build health equity.

Feb 10 2020
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A first-of-its-kind clinic just opened on the north Oregon Coast to provide opioid addiction treatment in an area that’s been hard hit by opioid-related deaths.

Feb 8 2020

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