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Hospital Finances: Oregon’s Hospital Districts Face Mounting Pressures

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Public-owned hospitals such as Bay Area, Blue Mountain, Coquille Valley, Curry General, Harney District, Lake District, Lower Umpqua, Pioneer Memorial, Southern Coos and Wallowa Memorial struggle to remain independent.

Whether the care they provide is good, bad or indifferent, Oregon’s public hospital districts play a vital role in the state. 

Curry Health Network Reduces its Work Force

CEO Bill McMillan is confident the hospital can meet the community’s healthcare needs

January 23, 2012 -- Even as Curry County’s unemployment rate inches downward, the CEO of the Curry Health Network, Bill McMillan, announced a work force reduction in the network’s three operating facilities. He said the 23 positions eliminated could save the network big money in a bad economy.

“This should save over $1 million annually,” McMillan wrote on the network’s website. “We honor those who lost their jobs and hope and pray for their welfare.”

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