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Nurse Files Class Action Against Legacy Over Breaks, Overtime

A former registered nurse for Legacy Health has filed a class action lawsuit against the Portland hospital network, claiming that it systematically denied meal breaks to non-exempt nursing staff and failed to pay overtime.

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.

Briefly: Portland philanthropist gives Legacy's Good Samaritan $5 million

Hank Swigert, a Portland philanthropist and former chairman of ESCO Corp. did not attach any strings to the gift, a record for Good Sam's foundation.

A philanthropist has awarded Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Northwest Portland $5 million.

Henry "Hank" Swigert, the former chairman of ESCO. Corp., a mining and industrial company, donated the money -- with no strings attached.

PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health Sign Definitive Agreement

Definitive Agreement submitted to Oregon Insurance Commission for regulatory review and approval

Springfield-based PacificSource Health Plans and Portland-based Legacy Health took another important step toward creating a new partnership, when their respective Boards of Directors approved and both organizations signed a Definitive Agreement to proceed with plans to formalize the partnership.


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