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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.

Violence at Unity Center for Behavioral Health Draws Financial Questions

Critics say financial incentives influenced the center’s decision to use a "living room style" of intake area which critics say invites attacks.

Greg Monaco worked with people experiencing psychotic episodes as a pre-commitment investigator for 30 years.

But when the Unity Center for Behavioral Health opened in Northeast Portland in February 2017, Monaco was shocked by the fear among staff and state of the patients.

PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health Finalize Partnership

Springfield-based PacificSource Health Plans and Portland-based Legacy Health have finalized their partnership. The two organizations initially signed a Letter of Intent in late 2015 to pursue a partnership, and with the agreement finalized today, the new alliance has formally begun. 

Legacy Health Adds New Hospital to Nonprofit Chain, Invests Millions in Equipment Upgrades

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Growing nonprofit ended 2015 fiscal year with $2.1 billion in assets, $156.6 million net revenue above expenses

In an era of hospital consolidation, one of the state’s newest mergers is underway between a large Portland-based chain and a small Willamette Valley community hospital.

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