Diane Lund-Muzikant

What's Going with Pharmaceutical Costs?

We'll delve into this timely topic at our Nov. 2 breakfast forum.

Pharmaceutical costs continue rising, with insurance companies, the coordinated care organizations and consumers footing the bill.

OHSU Faculty Senate Wants Stronger Voice in Budget Process

Other faculty members believe OHSU has strayed from its mission of basic science and education, while administrators deny that’s the case.

The faculty at Oregon Health & Science University – for the very first time – has stepped forward to publicly share its concerns about how dollars are flowing to their departments.

PeaceHealth Loses Nancy Steiger

Concerns are also being raised about breaches in security.

One of the last members of Alan Yordy’s leadership team has exited PeaceHealth. Nancy Steiger, who had been chief executive of its Columbia Network, and spent nine years in executive positions, handed in her resignation.

Earling Leaves Premera Blue Cross, Joins State of Reform

Its affiliate, LifeWise of Oregon, already announced plans to leave the market at the end of 2016.

After a seven year high profile career at Premera Blue Cross, Eric Earling has joined State of Reform as senior vice president. He has since relocated to New Orleans to lead work on building its South Central edition, while continuing to support its projects on the West Coast.


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