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Kylie Walsh | Apr 16, 2018 | Oregon

OHSU names three finalists in search for President

Kylie Walsh | Apr 16, 2018 | Oregon

Report shows health disparities by county in Oregon

Emily Boerger | Apr 12, 2018 | Oregon

The 2018 Oregon Health Rankings Report reveals health disparities between counties across the state. The report evaluated all 36 of Oregon’s counties on a range of health outcomes and health factors. Top ranked counties for both measurements include Washington, Benton, and Clackamas counties. In general, the lowest ranked counties are...[ Read More ]

Legacy Health announces Kathryn Correia as next President and CEO

| Apr 11, 2018 | Oregon, Washington

Legacy Health, the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area and mid-Willamette Valley’s largest, locally owned nonprofit health system, announced today that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Kathryn Correia to be its next president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective late June 2018. Correia will succeed George Brown, M.D., as Legacy Health’s...[ Read More ]

Providence Medford picketed by 200 nurses and supporters

| Apr 11, 2018 | Oregon

More than 200 nurses and community members came together April 10 to call on administrators at Providence Medford Medical Center to improve patient care and address the hospital’s chronic recruitment and retention problems. “Nurses are patients’ most important advocates. It’s our professional responsibility to speak up to ensure every patient...[ Read More ]

Report: Ongoing isolation of state prison inmates for nearly 23 hours a day raises alarms

| Apr 10, 2018 | Oregon

Today, Oregon’s leading statewide disability rights organization warned that the Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) was falling short of meeting basic constitutional standards for inmates with serious mental health conditions. According to a new progress report from Disability Rights Oregon, more than three dozen men in the BHU spent an average...[ Read More ]

OHA announces public meetings to help shape the future of coordinated care

| Apr 3, 2018 | Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority will hold three meetings at the end of April to gather public input about the coordinated care model and the state’s Medicaid reforms. Coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are the heart of the coordinated care model. CCOs were formed in Oregon in 2012 as part of the...[ Read More ]

Dave Underriner to lead Kaiser in Hawaii

DJ Wilson | Apr 2, 2018 | Hawaii, Oregon

Dave Underriner, the CEO of Providence Oregon, will leave the hospital system in mid-May to lead Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii.  The news comes via a release from Kaiser earlier today. "I am very honored to be joining an organization with such a long and distinguished legacy of care excellence and...[ Read More ]