Image The Oregon Legislature is in session./Ben Botkin/The Lund Report Opinion: Equal Access To Care Act Puts Patient, Community Health First House Bill 2362 would give the Oregon Health Authority the ability to approve certain mergers or acquisitions among health care companies. Apr 14, 2021 Image Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine. | SHUTTERSTOCK Oregon, Washington Halt Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clots The decision follows a federal announcement that six cases of blood clots had emerged in women between 18 and 48 who received the vaccine. Apr 13, 2021 Image The Oregon Health Authority in Salem. | OREGON HEALTH AUTHORITY Lawmakers Consider Bill That Would Make More Outbreak Data Public Senate Bill 719 stems from a year of frequent denials by the Oregon Health Authority to release certain information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Apr 13, 2021 Premium Image ALEX VISSER/THE LUND REPORT Oregon Lawmakers Want To Improve Collection Of Racial, Ethnic Data On Patients The pandemic has highlighted the need for better information about the provision of services to disadvantaged populations, advocates say. Apr 9, 2021 Premium Image PHOTO BY ENGIN AKYURT ON UNSPLASH Oregon Won't Approve COVID-19 Exposure Notification App, Cites Limited Resources The announcement ended suspense over a project first announced six months ago; Oregon is one of four states along or west of the Continental Divide that hasn’t adopted the technology. Apr 8, 2021 Image MUFID MAJNUN ON UNSPLASH State Announces Nearly 170 'Breakthrough Cases," Including 3 Deaths The state announced Thursday that Oregon that none of the cases involved a variant and that most of the people who were fully vaccinated experienced no symptoms. Apr 8, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK With 2 Million Doses Administered, Just 656 Discarded, Oregon Says Apr 8, 2021 Image Ben Botkin/The Lund Report Bill Could Strip State Of Power To Shield COVID, Other Health Data Under Senate Bill 719, “when questions are asked, unless there’s a reason not to, then information will be released,” says Sen. Michael Dembrow, D-Portland. Apr 6, 2021 Image SHUTTERSTOCK More than 100 Insurers, Providers Likely To Be Held To Oregon’s Health Care Cost Cap Developing the initial list, which likely will be fine-tuned later, is another step in the process of trying to keep the annual growth in health care spending below 3.4%. Apr 5, 2021 Premium Oregon Officials Warn Of Delays As Vaccine Eligibility Expands Johnson & Johnson manufacturing error will short-change Oregon by 200,000-300,000 doses, but officials widen the expansion. Apr 2, 2021 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Current page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 … 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.