Sept. 20, 2012 -- Judging by their bills, it would appear that elderly patients treated in the emergency room at Baylor Medical Center in Irving, Texas, are among the sickest in the country — far sicker than patients at most other hospitals.
April 10, 2013 -- Revenue climbed at five central and southern Oregon hospitals in 2011, even as they all reduced how much they spent on charity care. Expenses were up as well, and four of the five saw profit margins decline, according to financial details revealed in this fifth installment in a series examining the state of Oregon hospitals.
April 5, 2013 -- This story is the fourth in a series that is examining the state of Oregon hospitals. Today, the Lund Report looks at OHSU Hospital, Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, Adventist Medical and Tuality Community Hospital.
Earlier stories in the series covered:
April 2, 2013 -- This is the third in a series by The Lund Report that is exploring the state of Oregon hospitals.
March 27, 2013 -- How well are Oregon’s hospitals meeting local needs? Are they making smart decisions about their money? Today, The Lund Report runs the second in a series of stories that is exploring the state of Oregon hospitals.
March 22, 2013 -- Is executive pay fair and appropriate at Oregon hospitals? Has the state’s provider tax made Medicaid into the acute care payer of choice? And just how accurate are the claims that hospitals make about the amount they pay in “charity care,” or healthcare services for the uninsured?