Dr. Katrina Hedberg

OHSU and Salem Hospital Lead State in Infection Rates

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Sacred Heart at Riverbend report the lowest rates of the bacterial contagion among Oregon’s eight largest hospitals.

October 3, 2013 -- Oregon Health & Science University and Salem Hospital lead major Oregon hospitals in hospital-acquired infections of a bacterium that’s come to plague American hospitals — Clostridium difficile, often abbreviated as C. diff.

CDC Reduces Funding for HIV Prevention

Funding drop is due to low HIV prevalence in Oregon, while the number of people being diagnosed hasn’t changed very much in the last decade

April 12, 2012 -- Oregon ranks in the lowest quartile in the nation in terms of HIV pr

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