House Bill 4088 would step up the penalty for attacking a hospital worker and create funding for hospitals to prevent violence.
Tag: HEALTH CARE
Rising health insurance premiums are a major reason Oregonians are spending more on health care, a state report said.
A federal fall vaccination campaign will also include the annual flu short and a newly-approved RSV vaccine.
The impacts of low staffing are hitting local ambulance services, Salem Health and hospitals across the state, health care workers told legislators.
Planned Parenthood, which provides about two-thirds of the abortions in Oregon, has hired staff and is working on a new facility in eastern Oregon
At a roundtable discussion with U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and the head of the federal office overseeing Medicaid, many expressed frustration with outdated rules and regulations.
Prescription help for thousands of Oregonians may be coming soon after an all-night session of the U.S. Senate and consideration of a novel-length piece of legislation. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, bleary-eyed after the marathon session in Washington, D.C., briefed Oregon reporters Monday on the impacts of the Inflation Reduction[Read More…]
EMTs with Metro West Ambulance prep for patients at a drive-thru Covid vaccination clinic in Woodburn (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Marin Arreola has seen the need for Spanish-speaking health care providers firsthand. He worked with the Interface Network, a community health organization, to organize Covid testing and vaccination events across the[Read More…]
OregonHealthCare.gov is the state’s website for buying health insurance coverage. Oregon’s governor, lawmakers and state agency officials have often touted the state’s reproductive rights law as one of the most comprehensive and equitable in the country. But there’s a problem: Many insurers providing coverage to more than 1 million Oregonians[Read More…]
A hallway leads to patient bedrooms for the medically managed withdrawal program at Bridgeway in Salem, where patients can detox from drugs and alcohol (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) The state’s implementation of a new drug prevention and treatment network to help tens of thousands of people with addiction problems appears to[Read More…]