Primary Care Quality Report Finds Weak Spots

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OHSU and Eastern Oregon physicians draw “below average” scores in a survey conducted by the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation.
March 4, 2010 -- A review of major medical groups and more than 300 physician offices around the state has incited serious conversations about measuring the quality of care in Oregon.

OHSU Hospital Reports Strong First Quarter

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Portland’s largest employer is “cautiously optimistic” after the sudden departure of CFO

November 12, 2009 -- Oregon Health & Sciences University’s board tried to walk a fine line between caution and optimism when they met on Nov. 10.

OHSU Hires New Chief Financial Officer

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September 16, 2009 -- Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) today announced the hiring of Lawrence E. Revill as OHSU’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Revill has nearly 20 years of experience in an academic health center setting, serving in a variety of finance capacities at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, since 1991, including vice president of finance and chief financial officer since 1999.

Bart McMullan Appeals to PEBB

The Regence president contends it's a better fit than Providence for public employees

May 21, 2009 -- After losing a multi-million dollar contract it’s held for over 20 years, Regence BlueCross BlueShield is fighting back. It’s trying to persuade officials that they made a serious mistake by choosing their competitor, Providence Health Plans, as the statewide PPO for 102,507 public employees and their dependents. 

Bryan Boehringer New OMA Policy Director


Bryan Boehringer has become the policy and government affairs director for the Oregon Medical Association. Since 1998 he worked in the government affairs department at Oregon Health & Science University, rising through the ranks from government relations associate to government and community relations director in 2005. In his new role, he will direct the federal and state-level advocacy efforts of the OMA, and lead the government affairs staff.

OHSU Goes Rogue

Oregon Health and Science University goes where no hospital has dared to go: Support a 4 percent revenue tax

April 7, 2009 -- Thus far hospitals across the state are following the lead of the state’s hospital association led by President Andy Davidson, even though smaller rural hospitals wouldn't face a provider tax.


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