OHSU study found patients with opioid use disorder die at rates similar to heart attacks after discharge
Patrick Jones | Sep 22, 2021 | Oregon
Next month, we'll host the 10th annual State of Reform event. It's a little crazy to me to think about all of the work in those intervening 10 years. In those early days, Bruce Goldberg was very kind. Amy Fauver showed up for a keynote at the last minute in
Oregon Health Authority is encouraging families with newborns to take advantage of the free, optional nurse home visiting program known as Family Connects Oregon, which continues its roll-out in communities statewide. Family Connects Oregon, which launched in February 2020 following the passage of Senate Bill 526 during the 2019 legislative
Becky Hultberg is the President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) where she works with local and national government leaders to promote community health and continue improving Oregon’s innovative health care industry. In this Q&A, Hultberg discusses how the workforce shortage affects hospitals, how
Oregon’s behavioral health system is struggling with capacity, workforce, and access concerns, according to Heather Jefferis, executive director of the Oregon Council for Behavioral Health (OCBH). While overdose deaths are continuously rising in Oregon, she says, behavioral health providers continue to lose qualified employees, which creates capacity difficulties.
Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) Certificate of Need program is proposing to approve NEWCO Oregon Inc.’s certificate of need application for a 60-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital to be located in Wilsonville. The proposed approval of NEWCO’s application is contingent upon the company meeting certain conditions. OHA determined that NEWCO has satisfied
The Topical Agenda for our 2021 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference on October 26th is now live! State of Reform pulls together practitioners, thought leaders, and policy makers - each working to improve our health care system in their own way - into a unified conversation in a