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A judge said Tuesday the Oregon State Hospital is in contempt of court because defendants ordered to receive treatment there instead languished in jail.
Oregon State Hospital officials have a new strategy for ensuring patients do not have to worry about their health insurance when they leave -- never cutting off their Medicaid coverage in the first place.
SALEM -- The Oregon State Hospital has made progress during a decade of change, but more can be done to improve mental health treatment, staff safety and fatigue, and the electronic records system, according to an audit released today by the Secretary of State’s office.
Media advisory: January 29 – Public open house and tour of Oregon State Hospital’s new Junction City Campus
What: Public open house and tour of Oregon State Hospital’s newly completed campus in Junction City
When: Thursday, January 29, 1-6:30 p.m.
.July 9, 2013 — The Legislature found extra funding in its final budget for breast and cervical cancer screening, rural ambulance services, and dental fluoride programs for school children as it passed its budget resolution, House Bill 5008, before adjourning on Monday.
November 30, 2011— When legislators approved the Psychiatric Security Review Board’s (PSRB) budget earlier this year, they attached a string instructing the board to think of ways to move patients out of the Oregon State Hospital and into community treatment facilities. That string took the form of a “budget note.”
October 12, 2009 -- As private mental health hospitals spring up across the state to compete with a new Oregon State Hospital building under construction, community mental health providers are crying out for their own funding.
Leaders at the highest levels in the state’s mental health system acknowledge the strange universe that funds hospitals for the mentally ill while allowing out-patient preventative care to whither.