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Despite Executive Leadership Shake-Up, PeaceHealth’s Oregon Profits Climb

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The four Oregon hospitals managed by this Catholic health network reported combined profits of $97.4 million in 2014.

These are turbulent times for one of the Northwest’s major healthcare chains. Like nearly all U.S.

Hospital executive to oversee region

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.

Union Pushes For Higher Hospital Support Staff Compensation

In new report, SEIU Local 49 argues that many hospital employees are under-paid, with 1,800 in Oregon receiving food stamps

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

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart recognized for surgical quality by American College of Surgeons

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.

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.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Participates in National Clinical Trial to Find Cure for Post-Operative Heart Attacks

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. PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center is proud to announce that it will be participating in an international clinical trial to find an answer to this baffling medical issue.

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.

PeaceHealth Provider in Florence Terminates Respected Physician

The at-will employee was likely released after sharing his strong views on healthcare policy with the local newspaper, among others.

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.

PeaceHealth Not in the Running for Salem Hospital Merger

The Lund Report
Norm Gruber has been entertaining offers for several months, and two large healthcare organizations are leading the pack.

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.

For-Profit Hospitals Skimp on Charity Care

The Lund Report
Overall, spending on care for the poor dropped statewide while enrollment climbed in the Oregon Health Plan

 

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.

Hospital Finances: A Look at Salem Health Chains and PeaceHealth

The Lund Report
Alan Yordy, president and CEO of PeaceHealth, saw his salary top the million dollar mark in 2011, while Salem Hospital earned a profit of $23.9 million

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.

Nurse Manager Reports Successes With CCO Pilot in Florence

The Lund Report
The five-year project is estimated to have saved $1.5 million so far

 

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. 

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