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Press Release: Knight Cancer Institute Funds 17 Projects Addressing Cancer-Related Health Disparities

Newly funded projects include the Asian Health & Service Center, which received a grant to help increase culturally and linguistically appropriate cancer resources for Asian communities in Oregon.

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute has announced grant funding to 17 community-led projects around the state for its Community Partnership Program.

Briefly: ZoomCare Announces New CEO

Bill Frerichs, ZoomCare's senior vice president of retail health since 2016, will become CEO Jan. 1, replacing the company's current CEO and co-founder Dr. Dave Sanders.

The CEO of ZoomCare is stepping down at the end of the year and an insider will take his place, the company announced Friday.

PeaceHealth Buys ZoomCare For Undisclosed Amount

PeaceHealth, the Vancouver-based health care system with hospitals across the Northwest, announced on Tuesday that it is buying ZoomCare, a chain of neighborhood clinics that’s spread from Tigard to Seattle and Salem in just over a decade.

Experts Begin Review Of OHSU's Collapsed Heart Transplant Program And Cardiology Institute

Three months after the heart transplant unit imploded, four outside specialists are launching what's called a "peer review," a confidential process that will look at what when went wrong in the unit and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute and make recommendations on how to move forward.

When its heart transplant program imploded in August, Oregon Health & Science University promised a peer review to get to the root of the problems that led to the de

Gov. Brown Budget Proposal Targets Health, Housing

The governor's budget includes $722 million in revenues -- including raising the tobacco tax and increasing taxes on hospitals and insurers -- to plug the $830 million funding gap in Medicaid and ensure health care has stable funding over the next six years.

Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a $23.6 billion budget proposal Wednesday that plugs holes in state health funding, seeks to gain ground in an ongoing housing crisis, expands access to voting and sets aside millions for challenging the policies of President Donald Trump.

Briefly: OHSU Students Hold Free One-Day Clinic

The event will take place at Pioneer Courthouse Square between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Oregon Health & Science University students are holding a one-day free clinic for local residents who need basic medical, dental or vision exams.

Unity Center for Behavioral Health Keeps Federal Certification

Federal officials told The Lund Report they will continue to fund Portland’s psychiatric crisis center after patient deaths and safety hazards sparked a months-long investigation and whistleblower complaint.

The Unity Center for Behavioral Health will not lose its federal certification and funding, federal officials said Thursday, one day after the center’s deadline to meet safety standards.

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