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Oregon sees record-breaking number of new COVID cases

Emily Boerger | Oct 9, 2020 | Oregon

Detailed Agenda for 2020 Oregon Conference now available!

Emily Boerger | Oct 1, 2020 | Oregon

The Detailed Agenda for our 2020 Oregon State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference on October 22nd is now available! We have carefully crafted these panel topics after a long process of stakeholder engagement that helped us zero in on the health care policy topics most important and relevant to...[ Read More ]

OHA names Rachael Banks next Public Health Division director

| Oct 1, 2020 | Oregon

Rachael Banks, who has served as the Multnomah County Health Department’s public health director since 2017, has been named director of the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division.     Banks begins in her new role Oct. 27. She replaces Lillian Shirley, who is retiring this week after serving in...[ Read More ]

OHA awards $45 million in health equity grants

Emily Boerger | Sep 28, 2020 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced on Friday it had awarded nearly $45 million in health equity grants to 205 nonprofit organizations and tribal governments across the state. The grant money, which comes from CARES Act relief funds, will be used to support communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic...[ Read More ]

OHA hospital financial reports show drop in revenue due to COVID-19

Emily Boerger | Sep 22, 2020 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) first quarter hospital financial reports show a detailed look at the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital revenue and operating margins at the beginning of the year. OHA on Tuesday released the data as an interactive dashboard, allowing users to explore hospital utilization...[ Read More ]

Oregon hospitals establish fund for health care workers impacted by fires

| Sep 11, 2020 | Oregon

The Oregon Association of Hospitals Research and Education Foundation (OREF) today launched the Health Care Heroes Relief Fund to provide aid to the more than 100 Oregon health care workers impacted by the fires spreading across the state.     “As fires rage across Oregon, dozens of front-line health care...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Topical Agenda, State Health Improvement Plan, Medicaid enrollments

| Sep 10, 2020 | Oregon

Six months ago, it wasn't clear that State of Reform would still be here today. All of our content is funded through revenue from live events. And, COVID put a damper on all of those. We moved to the virtual space, trying to build a platform that could foster community,...[ Read More ]

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