Image Members of the Oregon Prescription Drug Affordability Board meet for the first time on Thursday. The board will study high drug prices and recommend solutions./Screenshot by Ben Botkin State’s New Prescription Drug Affordability Board Gets To Work Te new board will address high prescription drug prices that are unaffordable to many and make up a large portion of state health spending. Jun 23, 2022 Premium Image U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader. | COURTESY OFFICE OF CONGRESSMAN KURT SCHRADER Health Care Is Center Stage In Congressional Primary, Critics Blast Schrader’s Record Rep. Kurt Schrader is wrong to take credit for Medicare drug price reforms, say Oregon practitioners. May 12, 2022 Premium Image JONATHAN WEISS/SHUTTERSTOCK A Pharmacy’s Delay Caused A Heart Attack, Lawsuit Claims A Rite Aid in Pendleton is accused of delay in filling a prescription for an anti-clotting medication, which doctors allegedly blamed for a cardiac event. Mar 15, 2022 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Dozens of Suits Say Spinal Implant Caused Permanent Injuries A recent federal lawsuit filed in Medford is one of many targeting Medtronic and Aziyo Biologics over a spinal implant recalled due to tuberculosis infection. Dec 21, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Priciest New Drug In Oregon Rings In At $419,500 Per Infusion The state’s Prescription Price Transparency Program received reports of nearly 200 new high-cost drugs this past year. Dec 8, 2021 Premium Image KRISTIAN FODEN-VENCIL/OPB Medford Pharmacy Sued In Trade Secrets Lawsuit A Medford pharmacist’s former employer alleges he steered patients and prescriptions to his new pharmacy in a trade secrets lawsuit. Nov 9, 2021 Premium Image U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader. | COURTESY OFFICE OF CONGRESSMAN KURT SCHRADER Rep. Kurt Schrader Explains His Drug Pricing Plan The Lund Report asked the Congressman about what makes his plan different from the proposal he recently voted against. Oct 26, 2021 Premium Image U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. | LOUIS VELAZQUEZ/UNSPLASH Making Sense of Congressional Prescription Drug Pricing Proposals A look at the policies on the table and what they will and won’t do to rein-in the cost of pharmaceuticals. Oct 21, 2021 Premium Image THE LUND REPORT New York Pharmacy Firm Presses Case Against Oregon Rival The civil lawsuit, alleging anti-competitive practices by Portland firm LegitScript, may move to Oregon venue. Sep 9, 2021 Premium Image THOMAS BREHER/PIXABAY Loopholes, Lack Of Staffing Stymie Transparency Of Oregon’s Drug Pricing Program The state’s Prescription Drug Price Transparency Program was created to illuminate pharmaceutical pricing practices, but pharmaceutical companies have shielded information they say infringes on trade secrets. Aug 30, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Current page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Drugs & Pharmacies Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.