The flu season has caught with the Willamette Valley, with an increase in cases from Southern Oregon to Salem to the Portland area in recent weeks.
A leader at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health resigned.
Chris Farentinos, the mental health facility’s vice president is “leaving to pursue new opportunities,” according to an announcement obtained by The Lund Report.
Fifty-eight of Oregon's 60 acute care hospitals are tax-exempt, not-for-profit hospitals.
Portland and Clark County are starting the new year with two cases of the measles.
Central City Concern has added two insiders to its executive team.
Dr. Andy Mendenhall has been promoted to the position of chief medical officer, replacing Dr. Rachel Solotaroff, who is now the nonprofit’s president and CEO.
A former registered nurse for Legacy Health has filed a class action lawsuit against the Portland hospital network, claiming that it systematically denied meal breaks to non-exempt nursing staff and failed to pay overtime.
Danette Lake thought surgery would relieve the pain in her knees.
The arthritis pain began as a dull ache in her early 40s, brought on largely by the pressure of unwanted weight. Lake managed to lose 200 pounds through dieting and exercise, but the pain in her knees persisted.
The CEO of ZoomCare is stepping down at the end of the year and an insider will take his place, the company announced Friday.
PeaceHealth, the Vancouver-based health care system with hospitals across the Northwest, announced on Tuesday that it is buying ZoomCare, a chain of neighborhood clinics that’s spread from Tigard to Seattle and Salem in just over a decade.