Dave Baden, interim director of the Oregon Health Authority, speaks to the House Interim Committee On Behavioral Health and Health Care on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, about the financial strength of the state’s Medicaid insurers.
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Rachael Banks, who served as public health director for the state of Oregon for three years, was appointed in September 2023 to head the Multnomah County Health Department. The position requires board confirmation.
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For the second time in two years, federal regulators have ordered the state hospital to take action to address unsafe conditions
Oregon Recovers co-founder and director, Mike Marshall (at right), speaks at an Oregon Recovers event last year. Tony Vezina, founder and director of 4D Recovery stands at left.
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Seeking home turf after a federal court ruling, Marion County wants a local court to find that the state is not fulfilling its duties to patients and the public
Dean Kienholz in his office at Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland, Ore. on July 19, 2023. Kienholz is a prisoner who became a certified alcohol and drug counselor while incarcerated.
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