OHSU Reports Revenues $36 Million Above Budget For Fiscal Year So Far

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OHSU is also considering whether to arm public safety officers to improve safety on campus following the shooting at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.


September 16, 2013 – Oregon Health & Sciences University reported above-budget revenues and discussed the possible use of armed offices on campus at this week's board of directors meeting.

OHSU Braces for Less Research Funding, Flattened Spending, Leveled-Off Tuition

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Its fiscal year 2013 budget calls for a 2.5 percent tuition hike – down from 4 percent in recent years – and promises incoming students their tuition rates will stay the same throughout their education at OHSU.

July 1, 2013 – Oregon Health & Science University's Board of Directors approved a budget last week that calls for an operating income of $60 million in fiscal year 2013, touting a financial strategy that will emphasize non-governmental sources of scientific research funding, continue a hiring

Dr. Howard Frumkin Urges Medical, Nursing Students to Consider Human Habitats

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During a keynote address at the 10th annual Western Regional International Health Conference, he stressed the need to build healthier cities


April 10, 2013 -- Dr. Howard Frumkin, MPH, opened his address to a crowd of 300, most of them medical and nursing students, assembled last week at the Portland Art Museum, to imagine that they were zookeepers anticipating a new shipment of frogs or butterflies. The first priority, he explained, would be to create the right habitat for those animals before they showed up.

Hospital Finances: A Look at OHSU, Kaiser, Adventist and Tuality

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All of Kaiser's hospitals walked away with the highest profit margin in 2011 followed by OHSU Hospital and Adventist Medical Center, while Tuality Community Hospital ended up in the red

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:

Tanning Lobby Wins Concessions on Teen Tan Ban

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Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, favors limiting the ban to 17, over the objections of the Knight Cancer Institute that 17-year-olds are most at-risk of developing melanoma from tanning beds

April 5, 2013 -- The tanning lobby won a major concession today in the Senate Health Committee, which voted to scale back a ban on carcinogenic tanning beds for minors.

Family Providers Question Potential Changes to OHSU's Rural Curriculum

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The school is expanding its rural clerkships, with many new positions in specialty practices

April 1, 2013 – While Oregon Health & Sciences University is pushing for free tuition to students who choose to serve in underserved areas – including rural Oregon – it's also revising its curriculum in ways some doctors fear will affect rural rotations, also called clerkships.

OHSU Intends to Track Effectiveness of CCOs

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The work will be done by John McConnell, PhD, who now heads the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness

December 19, 2012 – The newly created Center for Health Systems Effectiveness at Oregon Health & Science University intends to measure the effectiveness of coordinated care organizations under the leadership of John McConnell, PhD, who made a presentation at OHSU’s board meeting last week.


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