samaritan health services
In the final year before Affordable Care Subsidies drastically expanded health insurance enrollment across Oregon, the costs of covering the health needs of the uninsured took a major financial bite for one of the state’s major healthcare providers. But that all began to change last year.
Late last year, the word on the street pointed to a potential merger between Samaritan Health Services and Legacy Health. Together their 11 hospitals cover a very wide region, including the Portland metropolitan area and the western half of the state.
(CORVALLIS, Ore. – Feb. 18, 2015) – Samaritan Health Services today announced a formal collaboration with Stanford Health Care and its Stanford Cancer Center, designed to enhance cancer care, education and clinical research in the region.
TLR: What are your thoughts about the future of Oregon’s healthcare system?
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services has fined Samaritan Health Services, Inc., for violating Oregon law by discarding business records with patient names and Social Security numbers.
April 19, 2013 -- Executives at Oregon’s largest hospitals and hospital networks saw their compensation climb in 2011 at double the rate of most American workers.