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OHSU and Salem Hospital Lead State in Infection Rates

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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Sacred Heart at Riverbend report the lowest rates of the bacterial contagion among Oregon’s eight largest hospitals.

October 3, 2013 -- Oregon Health & Science University and Salem Hospital lead major Oregon hospitals in hospital-acquired infections of a bacterium that’s come to plague American hospitals — Clostridium difficile, often abbreviated as C. diff.

RMHC, OHSU Doernbecher Announce Interim Housing Solution for Families of Seriously Ill Children Traveling to Portland for Medical Care

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April 29, 2013 — Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington (RMHC) and Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital have developed an interim housing solution to ensure families of children receiving care at OHSU Doernbecher have a place to stay when the RMHC "West House" on Marquam Hill closes July 1.

Autistic adults report significant shortcomings in their health care

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Oregon Health & Science University study finds fewer preventive services, higher use of the emergency department than non-autistic adults

PORTLAND, Ore. — Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have found that adults with autism, who represent about 1 percent of the adult population in the United States, report significantly worse health care experiences than their non-autistic counterparts.

OHSU Takes Big Step into Health Reform Implementation

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Increased capacity for 'delivery system science' one key to reform success

November 26, 2012 -- Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) today announced the receipt of a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a gift from Phil and Barbara Silver that will combine to strengthen OHSU's capacity to analyze health reform efforts and contribute to bending the cost curve down.

Medical Research Foundation Honors Three Top Oregon Scientists

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Distinguished faculty from Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University receive the MRF's annual awards for scientific leadership and innovation

By: Oregon Health & Science University

November 16, 2012 -- The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has announced the recipients of its 2012 awards for scientific leadership and innovation in Oregon. The awards were presented Nov. 15 at a reception in Portland.

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Casey Eye Institute to Provide Free Vision Screenings as Part of Pacific Northwest Diabetes Health and Wellness Week

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Circle on the Court event provides the community with valuable services and resources targeting diabetes

November 7, 2012 --­– Linda Stronzinsky has been diabetic for 20 years. She's a part-time cashier and is barely making ends meet – and she has no health insurance. And, until she visited the Casey Eye Institute's Outreach Van this year, her eyes hadn't been examined for 12 years.

Poorav Patel joins OHSU Board

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Brookings native and M.D. candidate is the new student representative

October 22, 2012 -- The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Board of Directors today welcomed its newest member, Poorav Patel, who will serve as the student representative. "I am thrilled and honored to be part of the OHSU Board of Directors. With the changing landscape of healthcare, I am eager to be part of the leadership team that guides OHSU into the future," said Mr. Patel. "I have a firm belief that OHSU will continue to innovate and remain national leaders in healthcare delivery."

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