Community members, advocates and caregivers for the homeless urged Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler to address the homeless population’s immediate need for hygiene services such as showers and porta potties in order to prevent a public health crisis.
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Oregon health experts called for greater drug pricing transparency, increased competition from foreign drug markets and better data to keep down pharmaceutical costs at an Oregon Health Forum breakfast on Tuesday.
The future of coordinated care is at stake as state officials begin wrestling with new contracts that will be released n
What’s being done to tackle how our social and emotional environment impact health outcomes?
Despite a political climate in Washington, D.C., that makes compromise challenging at best, critical healthcare programs have been protected and strengthened over the past year, Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., told about 150 people who gathered for the Oregon Health Forum’s Friday morning event.
Oregon’s healthcare costs, like those in other states, are the highest in the world. Oregon’s employers, like those in other states, struggle to keep their workforces healthy and their business costs down. No state has solved this challenge.
How do adverse childhood events, employment opportunities and the availability of low-income housing impact the quality of life and health outcomes?