For the first time this spring, Medicare released spending data for individual doctors and other healthcare providers, and an analysis by the nonprofit news outlet ProPublica examined doctors who were billing Medicare for the most complicated and therefore most expen
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The state’s school districts and teachers should get ready for a financial hit -- the Oregon Educators Benefit Board approved a whopping 9 percent premium increase for Moda Health and a 6 percent hike for Kaiser Permanen
Oregon Health & Science University reported operating income of $69.8 million through March, which is $21 million over target and 11 percent above last year's revenues, according to chief financial officer Lawrence Furnstahl's report to the board of directors recently.
Alzheimer's disease ranks among American's most-feared terminal illnesses – and may kill far more people than previously believed, according to research showing Alzheimer's is a factor in deaths such as pneumonia, choking
OPINION -- I don’t follow the reasoning of Dr.
OPINION -- On the face of it, a general obligation bond for OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute seems to be a no-brainer. A down payment to match (and not a penny less) Phil Knight's $.5 Billion generous gesture. Win the war on cancer. Good paying jobs.
Oregon Health & Science University brought its heavyweights to the Capitol on Friday with a request that the state pitch in $200 million worth of general obligation bonds to help Oregon invest in a “cancer-curing economy.”
Typically the lobbyists at OHSU advocate for a variety of legislative measures, but this time around they’re focused on one major campaign – getting legislative approval for $200 million to support the Knight Cancer Institute.
Editor's Note: This article was corrected from an earlier version. Only the self-insured plans offered by OHSU and PEBB are exempt from the autism law passed last year.
Of Oregon’s population, 25 percent live in rural areas, but only 9 percent of medical doctors serve those communities, according to Dr. Lisa Dodson, director of Rural Health Programs at Oregon Health and Science University, who spoke at the Oregon Rural Health Conference in Portland.