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New Oregon Health Care Merger Law Gets First Test

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A New York private equity firm wants state approval to buy two Oregon hospice facilities as part of $2.8 billion national health care transaction.

Housecall Providers Add Palliative Care Service

This new service meets the needs of patients who don’t qualify for hospice.

Housecall Providers, which provides in-home care to vulnerable people in the community, has expanded its services to include palliative care for those who need extra support but might not qualify for hospice.

Dr. Ira Byock Urges Portland Audience to Talk About End-of-Life Care

While opposed to Death With Dignity, Dr. Ira Byock also says conservatives have accused him of favoring euthanasia

January 30, 2013 -- Dr. Ira Byock, a professor of medicine at Dartmouth College and writer on end-of-life and palliative care issues, talked to a packed house at the Oregon Humanities Center in downtown Portland about an unlikely topic for Friday night entertainment: death.

Dr. Benneth Husted Receives Ladd Award

December 14, 2011 -- The Jessie F. Richardson Foundation (JFR) has selected Dr. Benneth Husted as the 2011 recipient of its Ladd Award for Home and Community Based Care. She is the founder and medical director of Housecall Providers, a Portland, OR-based nonprofit that provides primary medical care and hospice services for homebound adult patients.

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