Salem Hospital officials warned the public on Thursday that the facility is packed with patients.
The hospital system said it would not turn anyone away but advised patients to go to an urgent care clinic or see a primary care physician if possible.
The Energy Trust of Oregon’s Strategic Energy Management announced that Salem Hospital was the largest contributor to reducing electricity use in the local cohort program in 2017. This comes as no surprise.
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Marion County is a particularly competitive marketplace for Oregon Hospitals. In the state capital, Salem Health is a major player. Twelve miles away, Santiam seeks to compete. Legacy Silverton Hospital, profiled earlier by The Lund Report, is also part of the market.
Salem Health presented a $50,000 Community Partnership Grant to the Salvation Army to fund an alcohol and drug professional mentor for the Salvation Army Lighthouse Shelter. Salem Health introduced the Community Partnership Grant program in Oct. 2014 and will grant a total of $306,382 in 2017.
Salem, Ore. -- May 25, 2017 -- Salem Health is pleased to present a $50,000 Community Partnership Grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties.
Oregon Health & Science University and Salem Health have finalized an agreement to manage their respective clinical services as an integrated health system. The agreement creates OHSU Partners, a joint management company that will officially become operational on Monday, November 16.
As Salem Health leads the fight to kill a payroll tax for weekend bus service in and around Oregon’s capital city, it has the backing of the Salem Chamber of Commerce, which has argued that it puts the payment for transit service on the backs of small business.
Salem Health is leading the fight to kill a payroll tax for weekend bus service in and around Oregon’s capital city, putting up $50,000 to a conservative business political action committee that opposes the 0.21 percent tax on worker salaries and wages.
Salem Health pulled it off at the last minute, finalizing a contract with a long-standing insurance company -- United Healthcare -- that was set to expire next Wednesday. Terms of the new contract were not disclosed, but the decision came down to dollars and cents.