Image SHUTTERSTOCK NIH Project Homes In on COVID Racial Disparities Jul 21, 2020 Image The new testing site is at govstatus.egov.com/or-oha-covid-19-testing. Oregon Offers Testing Tool At Time Of Rising Cases, Lag In Results The site -- in both English and Spanish -- features an interactive map that allows users to locate nearby testing sites, with information about their requirements and services. Jul 21, 2020 Image An OHSU nurse conducts testing in Hillsboro. | OHSU Some Oregonians Wait 2 Weeks For Coronavirus Test Results, Hindering Efforts To Slow Virus The time lag is rendering contact tracing -- the system of tracking down all known contacts of the infected person to warn them to quarantine or get tested -- much less effective. Jul 21, 2020 More Than Half Of Oregon Coronavirus Deaths Linked To Group Housing The Oregon Health Authority is tracking active outbreaks in at least 30 of what the state calls “congregate care facilities,” while outbreaks at another 38 of these locations have been resolved. Jul 20, 2020 Image SHUTTERSTOCK Providers Waste Millions On Low-Value Treatments, Report Says The study identified nearly 10 million health services Oregonians received between 2016 and 2018, and found that 40% of those services provided little medical benefit compared to their costs. Jul 20, 2020 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Administration Eases Rules to Give Laid-Off Workers More Time to Sign Up for COBRA By extending the time frame to sign up for COBRA coverage, people have at least 120 days to decide whether they want to elect COBRA, and possibly longer depending on when they lost their jobs. Jul 20, 2020 Image Photo by Logan Weaver on Unsplash Oregon Republicans Push To Reconsider Portland-Area Reopening Strategy Jul 18, 2020 A Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Does It Stand? Scientists say they see steady progress and are expressing cautious optimism that a vaccine could be ready by spring. Jul 16, 2020 Image Shutterstock On Budget Crisis: Now Is The Moment To ‘Push The Envelope’ Former Gov. John Kitzhaber, health care executives and government officials agreed during a panel that the state and industry need to do more than cut programs. Jul 14, 2020 Premium Image Kaiser Health News Azar Says Federal Law Had Preexisting Conditions Covered Before ACA. Not So Much. Jul 14, 2020 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Current page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to health care Image Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates.Sign Up Get Involved 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.