Image SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon Lawmakers, Health Authority Weigh In On Health Care’s Future CCO Oregon forum considers how Medicaid program will be changed in coming years, amid increased focus on equity and housing. Oct 4, 2021 Premium Image St. Charles Health System in Bend. | COURTESY OF ST. CHARLES HEALTH Oregon Hospitals Dig In For Long COVID-19 Surge From equipment purchases to requests for extensions of temporary staff, signs abound of hospitals anticipating a drawn-out surge. Sep 22, 2021 Premium Image An artist's depiction of a proposed psychiatric hospital proposed for a site in Wilsonville. | UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES Universal Health Wins Tentative Approval For 60-bed Wilsonville Psychiatric Hospital The state has granted fewer beds than the company sought, and the facility must devote nearly half its beds to mental health patients from hospital ERs and other secure facilities. Aug 27, 2021 Premium Image Providence Portland Medical Center staff prep to work on COVID-19 patients. | PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES As Available Beds Dwindle, Oregon Hospitals Warn Of Imminent Crisis Hospitals struggle to handle the rapidly rising flood of people seriously ill with COVID-19, while state officials scramble for ways to increase hospital capacity. Aug 18, 2021 Premium Image BY FANFAN61618 CC BY-SA 2.0 Despite Heat, Relatively Little Spent By Oregon Health Plan On Air Conditioners Oregon’s innovative Medicaid program allows spending on “health-related” items, an area where the state hopes to gain more flexibility in the next Medicaid round. Aug 16, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Prices In Oregon For Many Common Medical Procedures Have Surged, Data Show Prices also varied wildly from one hospital to another, which the state says underscores the importance of Oregon’s new cost-growth control program. Jul 22, 2021 Premium Image A critical care nurse at OHSU gets a COVID-19 vaccine/Josh Andersen/OHSU Many Oregon Health Care Providers Remain Unvaccinated, New Data Show Chiropractors, EMTs and others have poor vaccination rates, reigniting debate about whether COVID-19 vaccination should be mandatory in the health care industry. Jul 14, 2021 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK CCOs Critical of Oregon’s Proposed New 'Health Equity Zones' The health insurers say they are the best organizations for expanding the Medicaid system to address social factors such as housing and food. Jul 12, 2021 Premium Image GOV. KATE BROWN/SHUTTERSTOCK With Pandemic Slowing, Oregon Announces Winner Of $1 Million Vaccination Prize An Oregon State University fine arts student wins the grand prize, which Gov. Kate Brown had dangled to lure more people to get vaccinated. Jul 9, 2021 Image The Oregon Health Authority in Salem. | OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY Oregon Health Authority Hires New Dental Director Dr. Kaz Rafia is the second dental director at the agency, replacing Bruce Austin. Jul 7, 2021 Premium First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Current page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Subscribe to oregon health authority Image Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates.Sign Up Get Involved SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.