Jennifer Castillo

Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Against Legacy Health

Christopher Modic, an emergency department nurse supervisor, alleges he was fired after complaining to management about patient safety reporting.

Patient safety issues are at the heart of a lawsuit filed against Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center by an emergency department nurse supervisor who was fired. 

Policy Board Looks Into Mental Health, Kindergarten Readiness, Workforce Diversity

Data from the state’s licensing boards show that the workforce is less racially and ethically diverse than the state as a whole.

In a discussion that covered a broad range of topics from mental health, homelessness, the prison system, kindergarten readiness, and workforce diversity, the Oregon Health Policy Board appeared to wholly agree on one issue: a commitment to an interdisciplinary, team-based approach to health care.

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