Gov. Kate Brown Mounts Defense Over Decision To Vaccinate Teachers Before Seniors Governor sticks with COVID-19 vaccination schedule despite critics, including the group representing Oregon hospitals. Jan 22, 2021 Premium Image Gov. Kate Brown. | JAIME VALDEZ/PORTLAND TRIBUNE Gov. Kate Brown Commits To Affordable Health Care In Annual Speech The governor urged Oregon to prepare for a long haul with the pandemic and said she would back a proposal to cap the rise in health care costs statewide at 3.4%. Jan 21, 2021 Image St. Charles Health System in Redmond. | COURTESY ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM COVID-19 Outbreak Hits St. Charles Hospital In Redmond The outbreak is the latest to affect patients and staff working in a hospital in Oregon or Southwest Washington. Jan 20, 2021 Image A statue outside the Oregon Capitol. | ALEX VISSER/THE LUND REPORT COVID-19, Health Care Funding In Full Legislative Agenda Issues related to the pandemic are certain to dominate the session but there are plenty of other proposals in the works, including legislation on a public option. Jan 19, 2021 Premium Image All vaccinations require consent and are logged./Josh Andersen/OHSU Oregon’s Latest Vaccine Rollout Plan Mired In Uncertainty A plan to put seniors after educators and school staff has drawn scrutiny among officials calling for the state to base its priority decisions on public health data. Jan 15, 2021 Image Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare walk-in clinic in Portland. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT State’s Lack Of Funding Hits Behavioral Health Care Providers With Double Whammy Companies like Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare have to keep their clinics open under a federal agreement while facing losses from the pandemic. Jan 13, 2021 Premium Image MYRIAMS-FOTOS/PIXABAY Children’s Mental Health Crisis Festers In Oregon A mental health professional, who remembers his own attempts to kill himself three decades ago, says he wouldn’t have survived the same experience today. Jan 12, 2021 Premium Oregon Hopes To Step Up Vaccinations; Bringing in National Guard Health care providers struggle to boost the current vaccination pace and soon the state could have more than 1 million doses from the federal government. Jan 8, 2021 Image Oregon State Capitol in Salem. | RENAUDE HATSEDAKIS Bills Would Target Mergers Among Hospital Systems, Clinic Networks, Others 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 Premium Image Gov. Kate Brown | PHOTO COPYRIGHT PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP/JAIME VALDEZ (USED WITH PERMISSION) State Lowers Risk Level For 6 Counties But Most Remain In Highest Risk Category Gov. Kate Brown said that the state is making progress in stopping the spread of COVID-19, but she cautioned against Oregonians letting down their guard. Dec 29, 2020 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Current page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Ben Botkin Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.