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OHSU Researchers Find Some Costly, Recommended Cancer Treatments Lack Evidence

The scientists raise questions about the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on medical recommendations ultimately adopted by Medicare, Medicaid.

Recommendations for costly new cancer drugs with potentially harmful side effects are often based on flimsy evidence, a new study says.

OHSU Approves $3 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

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The hospital and university system’s spending plan for July 2017 through June 2018 includes heavy capital spending, an also a continuing focus on keeping expenses down as revenue growth slows.

After two years of rapid growth, Oregon Health & Science University ability to meet demand for its services is running into capacity constraints, and the pay OHSU’s hospital receives for care is curbing as well, prompting the state’s largest healthcare institution to approve a budget on Thurs

Legislature Paves Way for Organ Transplants for People with Disabilities

OHSU and Providence Health & Services stepped to the plate to make sure people with disabilities are not discriminated against when it comes to receiving a life-saving organ transplant.

The Senate on Monday unanimously passed House Bill 2839, which will protect Oregonians living with disabilities by preventing medical providers from discriminating against them for organ transplants.

Salary, Incentives Reach $1.5 Million for OHSU’s President, Dr. Joe Robertson

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The top highest paid executives at the academic institution garnered $754,701 in bonuses.

Oregon Health & Science University has released the latest salary and compensation figures paid to its top executives. Beyond the salaries, retirement and health benefits, their compensation includes bonuses paid between last July and February 19, 2017.

OHSU Noose Incident Remains Unresolved

Not only are students and faculty alarmed, but the union may take the matter to arbitration.

Two days after the election of Donald Trump, a miniature noose was hung above a poster at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital, supposedly a joke, telling people to “bang head here” as a “stress reduction kit.”

OHSU Provost Steps Down

Elena Andresen, PhD, will be the interim provost

Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic, M.B.A., M.A.C.P., intends to retire as executive vice president and provost at Oregon Health & Science University at the end of the year.

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