Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2014 on a 17,000-square-foot sports medicine center on the campus of Oregon State University.
Fifty percent of adults who are currently uninsured—and targeted for enrollment in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces (Marketplaces)—have no prior experience with the individual insurance market.
After eight years as president and CEO of St. Charles Health System, Jim Diegel will step down from his leadership position once a successor CEO has been hired. The St. Charles Board of Directors will begin a national search for a new president and CEO in January 2014. Diegel will continue to serve as president and CEO until the new CEO has been hired.
Public health officials say now is still an excellent time to get the flu shot. Influenza is currently circulating in our community and causing serious illness even in healthy people.
An article published today at the Health Affairs blog compares the costly and chaotic rollout the Affordable Care Act to the efficient 1966 implementation of Medicare.