Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon hospitals back bill to compensate them for patients with nowhere to go Patients are increasingly stuck in hospitals due to shortages at long-term care facilities. Hospitals want the state to staunch their red ink. Feb 7 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Some hospitals allowed secrecy around ‘crisis’ care standards, others aren’t Depending on which regulation they cite, hospitals can keep their “crisis” from regulators, patients and the public. Feb 2 Premium Image Students at the OHSU School of Nursing Ashland Campus learn, practice and refine nursing skills at the campus’ Simulation and Clinical Learning Center. | COURTESY OF OHSU/ALLEN HALLMARK Oregon colleges rethink approach to nursing educator gap Programs like OHSU’s Oregon Nursing Education Academy aim to make education more accessible. Jan 31 Premium Image Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles is tentatively being absorbed by California-based Adventist Health. | PHOTO BY LARVICK MEDIA/COURTESY OF MCMC Faith-based Adventist says it won’t eliminate reproductive services at Mid-Columbia Its proposed absorption of Mid-Columbia Medical Center comes with promises, presenting a new test for Oregon’s merger law. Jan 31 Premium Image OHSU Hospital on Marquam Hill. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT Bucking bottom-line gloom, OHSU racks up surprise profits as patient revenues soar Meanwhile, stock and bond market investment portfolio gains help drive OHSU’s net worth to $4 billion. Jan 23 Premium Image Understaffing concerns have helped fuel nurse union rallies such as the one outside Providence Health's Oregon headquarters in Portland on January 20, 2023. | JAKE THOMAS/THE LUND REPORT Nurses union holds rally pressuring Providence on pay, staffing Providence defends wages, commitment to fair labor contracts despite nurse shortages. Jan 20 Image LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT Legacy Health will appeal federal ruling on state meal break rules Facing $8.7 million in fines, Legacy says the state's meal break rules are unfair and penalize systems where employees are not represented by unions. Jan 17 Premium Image Salem Hospital | BEN BOTKIN/THE LUND REPORT Oregon again pays hundreds of nurses to ease hospitals’ staffing crunch Despite the high demand for extra staff, most hospital requests went unfulfilled. Jan 10 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon hospitals boost charity care spending but patients face barriers: report The state’s first look at hospitals’ new community spending requirements was mixed, finding some progress but also roadblocks for needy patients. Jan 5 Premium Image Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on North Graham Street in Portland. | LYNNE TERRY/THE LUND REPORT Legacy Health’s lawsuit against Oregon break rules thrown out The lawsuit came as the state Bureau of Labor & Industries is pursuing $8.7 million in fines against the six-hospital chain for alleged violations. Jan 5 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Current page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to Hospitals 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.