Despite Sequestration Cuts, OHSU Over Budget

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Academic operations are running a $6 million deficit, but increased use of hospital services is covering the gap

March 22, 2013 – The effect of federal sequestration can already be felt on Marquam Hill.

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.

$250,000 Awarded to 2012 TYLENOL® Future Care Scholars

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The Makers of TYLENOL® Announce 40 Scholarship Recipients in 22nd Annual Year of Supporting Students Pursuing Variety of Healthcare Related Degrees

Ft. Washington, PA, September 5, 2012 – McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®, announces recipients of the 22nd annual TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship. The 2012 program awards $250,000 in scholarship funds to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in healthcare.

Winners are named TYLENOL® Future Care Scholars and receive awards of $5,000 or $10,000 to help manage the rising cost of education.

OHSU Reports $80 Million in Operating Income

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Last week's unaudited financial report puts the university $23 million over budget, partly due to a $9 million settlement from the IRS

September 18, 2012 -- Budget projections for fiscal year 2012 at Oregon Health & Science University called for maintaining earnings at $57 million – and so far the institution has exceeded that goal, according to a financial report presented to its board of directors last week.

CDC Grant Program Focuses on Improving the Health of People with Disabilities

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Oregon is one of 18 states to be funded for a project emphasizing prevention of secondary disability, including chronic conditions

July 19, 2012 -- One in five adults lives with a disability – and many more are likely to acquire a disability at some point in their lives either through illness, injury or the aging process, according to numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with disabilities are two and a half times more likely than non-disabled peers to report unmet health needs, and more than four times as likely to report fair or poor (as opposed to good) health.

OHSU Board Considers School's Role in the Big Picture

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Tuition at the School of Dentistry will increase by 13.5 percent, while the Schools of Nursing and Medicine will see more modest increases

June 27, 2012 -- OHSU's board of directors voted Wednesday to approve a budget for fiscal year 2012 that assumes slowing revenue growth, increased patient activity and decreased Medicaid funding – but not before engaging in a discussion with the school's provost, Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic about the school's role in higher education reform.

OHSU Appoints Michael Tom as Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Director

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April 17, 2012 -- Oregon Health & Science University has named Michael Tom its Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Director (AAEO). The AAEO department at OHSU plays an important role as a resource for patients, staff, faculty, students and employment applicants to support diversity and prohibit discrimination across the university's missions of patient care, education, research and outreach.

New Mammography Resources Available for Women with Disabilities

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Online directory helps patients with disabilities find accessible mammography facilities around the state; free book illustrates what to expect during mammography appointment

April 5, 2012 -- The Oregon Office on Disability and Health (OODH) at Oregon Health & Science University has developed an online resource for women with disabilities to help them find accessible mammography facilities close to home.


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