A majority of 4,500 employees at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in Oregon and Southwest Washington have voted to go on strike.
Oregon Health & Science University just received a crucial go-ahead to restart its heart transplant program after a yearlong suspension.
Oregon is stepping away from a federal program that pays for millions of dollars worth of reproductive care for low-income women over a Trump administration rule that bars health care providers from referring women for abortions.
Health officials are battling a new outbreak of measles in the Portland area.
Months-long negotiations between Oregon Health & Science University and a union that represents nearly half of its workforce have ended with a tentative agreement.
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A medical crisis hit the heart transplant program at Oregon Health & Science University the year before it collapsed. A rash of patients died, giving the program its worst outcomes in three decades.
The president of Oregon Health & Science University has issued a public apology and the head of human resources has stepped down amid a Twitter campaign against a local union that’s been bargaining for a new contract with the institution since February.
Another patient has died at Portland’s only psychiatric hospital for patients in a mental health crisis.