Oregon Health & Science University’s operating income rose $83 million in fiscal 2015, $26 million over target based on patient revenue, board members learned yesterday. They also decided to raise tuition by as much as 4 percent for incoming students.
The best way to discover who’s not getting adequate chronic disease care is mining electronic health records, according to Hernandez-Cancio, director of Health Equity, Families USA, who spoke at Familias en Accion’s Latino Health Equity Conference last week.
Not everybody wants to be seen parked in front of a behavioral health building.
Sustaining coordinated care organizations financially “dovetails with public health modernization,” according to Lynne Saxton, director of the Oregon Health Authority. “Modernization is the single greatest opportunity to integrate into the CCOs.
When Nadya Okamoto’s mom lost her job, the family was technically homeless, although they lived with a friend. Suddenly, her bus rides to Catlin Gabel, where she’s a scholarship student, took two hours and brought her into contact with homeless women.
What kind of physical and mental health problems top the list among Health Share’s 252,000 members?
How much of the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis should be in a “single serving” of marijuana edible product and how should that retail product be packaged and labeled? Those questions faced a scientific review committee organized by the Oregon Health Authority last week.
Trapped in a culture of blame, shame and punishment, too many people are thrown in jail, suspended from school and re-traumatized in caregiving situations when what they need is understanding what’s happened to them, nurturing safety and a chance to heal themselves.
The Hillsboro Police Department, the U.S. military and a broad spectrum of organizations across education, juvenile justice, mental health, human services, health care, and law enforcement are trying mindfulness and resilience frameworks to deal with the long-term effects of childhood trauma.
The Oregon Patient Safety Commission is accepting public comment through June 17, on its 2015-2017 biennium budget, which includes the first fee increase since the commission was created in 2003.