Rand O’Leary, chief administrative officer of PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, will take on additional interim leadership roles as John Hill, head of PeaceHealth’s Oregon West Network, plans to depart on May 5, PeaceHealth announced Monday.
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
For the second consecutive year, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for meritorious quality outcomes for surgical patient care.
About one in ten people who undergo a non-cardiac surgical procedure could suffer a heart injury referred to as a myocardial injury after a non-cardiac surgery or MINS. In total, approximately one million adults worldwide will die within 30 days after experiencing a MINS.
On April 24, Dr. John Egar was released from his job at PeaceHealth’s Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence. Egar was fired without cause but was told that, unofficially, his outspoken opinions on access to and costs of healthcare were the reason.
It’s no secret that Salem Health is having discussions with large healthcare organizations, seeking a partnership or merger. CEO Norm Gruber has made that very clear over the past few months, and reiterated that stance at the Salem City Club.
April 26, 2013 – Oregon's two for-profit hospitals are among the stingiest hospitals in the state when it comes to providing care for the poor.
March 27, 2013 -- How well are Oregon’s hospitals meeting local needs? Are they making smart decisions about their money? Today, The Lund Report runs the second in a series of stories that is exploring the state of Oregon hospitals.
March 1, 2013 -- “Frequent flyers” – those patients who use the emergency room often – are a hot topic in healthcare policy talks both in Oregon and nationwide, as policymakers strive to bring down costs by identifying these patients and investing in preventive care to keep them out of the hospital.