OPINION -- All problem-solving methodology is constrained by the assumptions influencing the process. Many are certainly arguable but if we were to agree to the following list, they would have profound impact on almost all aspects of our current and past reform efforts.
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A woman eligible for the Oregon Health Plan or the Oregon Contraceptive Care program can get a year’s supply of birth control pills at a single pharmacy visit.
In the past year, Tracy Carter has broken her arm, suffered a stroke, and struggled with back pain related to four herniated disks.
A loan repayment program that was created as part of the federal Medicaid waiver setting up the coordinated care organizations has benefited urban Oregon much more than the rural parts of the state.
The Oregon Senate passed a bill Tuesday aimed at giving people injured in car accidents a better guarantee that their medical treatment will be covered by auto insurance policies.
Governor John Kitzhaber is being remembered as a bipartisan leader who improved the lives of Oregonians by transforming the state’s healthcare delivery system. To compile this story, The Lund Report reached out to healthcare executives and community activists from across the state.
Nearly one in six hospital workers in Oregon makes less than $16 an hour, and some 1,800 of these employees earn little enough to receive food stamps, according to a report issued Wednesday by SEIU Local 49, a union that represents more than 10,000 healthcare workers in Oregon and Southwest Washi
Gov. John Kitzhaber received an assist Wednesday in his efforts to transform the healthcare delivery system from national health policy mogul Dr.
A growing economy allowed Gov. John Kitzhaber to release a budget Monday that calls for big increases to state funding for both the Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority, whose budgets will grow by double-digit percentages.
Oregon Health & Science University reported operating income of $69.8 million through March, which is $21 million over target and 11 percent above last year's revenues, according to chief financial officer Lawrence Furnstahl's report to the board of directors recently.