While prescription costs continue rising faster than other healthcare expenses, some in the research industry contend that since drugs comprise a smaller portion of the overall cost, their impact has been overstated.
Trillium Community Health Plans provided nearly $2 million in grants to open two primary care clinics last month in Lane County enabling more doctors to treat the growing Medicaid population.
Advantage Dental is launching a landmark project next year to reduce unnecessary trips to the emergency room and provide children and pregnant women with a “dental home.”
A large number of public health employees plan to leave their jobs in the next five years both across the country and here in Oregon.
Housecall Providers, which provides in-home care to vulnerable people in the community, has expanded its services to include palliative care for those who need extra support but might not qualify for hospice.
A consortium of representatives from the health industry, from physicians to hospitals to medical schools, is coming together with one purpose: increase the number of physicians in Oregon.
A cross section of government, schools and health companies are working in Eastern Oregon to give students better access to physical, mental and dental healthcare.
The Blue Zone Project, a national effort with the goal of raising life expectancy and lowering healthcare costs has reached Oregon and is already underway in Klamath Falls.
Scientists say early detection of Alzheimer’s disease could be the key to treating the disease before it causes irreversible brain damage or mental decline while research toward early detection has improved.