Tiffany Christensen describes herself as “born with the gift of cystic fibrosis,” learning and growing from her disease. But by age 21, she was sick all the time; she was on oxygen, weighed 95 pounds and had 25 percent lung capacity when she got the call for a lung transplant.
At the first-ever joint meeting of the two bodies, the OHPB and Early Learning Council outlined a draft plan to work together on their shared goals.
Some 300 brokers, carrier representatives and others packed the Lloyd Center DoubleTree for the Portland Association of Health Underwriters CEO Forum Roundtable on Wednesday to hear predictions from industry leaders.
FIX IT: Healthcare at the Tipping Point, a documentary made by business owner Richard Master, CEO of MCS Industries Inc., the nation’s leading supplier of wall and poster frames, describes the 35-year-old company’s challenges staying competitive in a labor-intensive industry with razor-thin margi
There’s significant disparity among public health departments, Charlie Fautin, public health director for Benton County, told the newly seated Public Health Advisory Board on Friday.
Healthcare is a $3 trillion industry in the U.S. with one out of every $5 passing through the hands of someone working in the industry, Dr. Samuel Metz of Physicians for a National Health Program, told a City Club audience Monday night.
The “One Eligibility” enrollment and eligibility for Medicaid system which replaced the old Oracle system tops Lynn Saxton’s priority list. “We have to be excellent in this space. This is not the glamour stuff.
In 2013, HealthShare used some of its transformation dollars to launch a Project ECHO pilot on psychiatric medication management with Oregon Health & Science University.
Now a second “cohort on Oregon’s North Coast has launched with Columbia Pacific CCO taking the lead.
Even though 23 states and the District of Columbia have enacted medical cannabis programs, federal hurdles make it difficult to perform research. Until recently, universities have been reluctant to get involved fearing risk to their federal funding.
FamilyCare’s addictions and behavioral health providers will start receiving a retroactive 125 percent increase for services rendered starting Nov. 1, according to Cindy Becker, vice president of community and government relations.