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The state-run mental hospital must improve patient safety at its satellite campus or it will lose eligibility for Medicare funding, inspectors warn.
A Portland nurse quit her job after a Tennessee nurse was convicted of felonies over a fatal medication mistake, reflecting concerns nationwide.
In 2012, Parkview Healthcare Center’s history of safety violations led California regulators to issue an ultimatum reserved for the most dangerous nursing homes.
Another deadline from the Affordable Care Act will hit the Oregon healthcare industry a little over a year from now, and the state is not yet ready to make the transition.
July 26, 2012 -- Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed a patient safety and defensive medicine workgroup to develop recommendations on medical malpractice reform for the 2013 legislative session. That workgroup, which holds its first meeting August 2, is expected to submit its recommendations to the interim committees of the legislature by
The goals of the workgroup are: