Rep. Mitch Greenlick quashed a very similar bill two years ago because it would have opened the door for non-physicians to run for-profit medical clinics, which he does not believe are as good for patients as nonprofit clinics.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a measure designed to expand healthcare access in underserved rural areas, by loosening the standards for operating for-profit health clinics.
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today that she is signing an Executive Order implementing a statewide hiring freeze.
FLORENCE, Ore. – On April 20, registered nurses at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center overwhelmingly voted to authorize an informational picket following an unsuccessful contract mediation session with PeaceHealth’s corporate administrators earlier this month.
With PeaceHealth expected to face financial losses, insiders speculate that possible deterioration of the Catholic nonprofit’s bond rating could prompt renewed merger talks with Providence.
PeaceHealth the healthcare giant based in Vancouver, Wash., appears to be on a downward spiral, with news that two more high level executives have handed in their resignations.
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Yesterday, in response to our lawsuit, DHS agreed to a temporary freeze to ongoing cuts to in-home care services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Check out our latest postings from Northwest Human Services,Oregon Integrated Health, Coalition of Community Health Clinics, Bridgeway Recovery Services, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, Multnomah County, and Linn County Health Dept.
The Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network is a managed behavioral healthcare organization serving Oregon Health Plan (OHP) Members.
First edition of Hazelden Betty Ford’s new Emerging Drug Trends report looks at higher potencies, synthetics and dabbing
Center City, Minn. (April 11, 2017)—New research raises concerns about the ever-increasing potency of marijuana and the new ways it is being used.
That according to the first edition of the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy’s new Emerging Drug Trends report.
Researchers from the Rand Corporation showcased the results of a $300,000 study Oregon funded two years ago. It examined different methods of improving the healthcare financing system in the state.
The state’s single-payer activists made their annual descent on Salem on Thursday, championing their perennial legislation to implement publicly financed, privately delivered healthcare -- this time accompanied by new research from the Rand Corporation, showing that the state could give everyone
Pressure from industry groups left the Environment Committee with a bill that will do little more than hand out money from the Volkswagen settlement to replace old engines. Sen. Dembrow wanted a tougher bill that would require off-road equipment to register as cars and trucks do, and phase-out the use of outdated diesel engines that poison the air.
The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee managed to pass only a gutted version of a bill to take dirty diesel engines out of Oregon, but chief sponsor Sen.
The House Health Committee chairman has tried for four years to subject the state’s Medicaid-backed coordinated care organizations to public meetings law. HB 2122 will do that, as well as ensure reserves are spent on health-related expenses and investments, and will require any new CCOs to be non-profit.
Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, has shepherded out of his committee a bill designed to reform the state’s coordinated care organizations.