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Portland Mayor Wheeler and Chair Kafoury announce funding availability for Innovative Supportive Housing Pilot

| Jul 30, 2018 | Oregon

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB), together with the Joint Office of Homeless Services, Multnomah County Mental Health & Addiction Services, and Oregon Housing and Community Services, have announced more than $12 million in joint funding for project proposals that combine housing and mental health services in targeted effort to combat...[ Read More ]

Lisa Vance named Chief Executive for Providence in Oregon

| Jul 27, 2018 | Oregon

Longtime Providence leader Lisa Vance has been named chief executive for Providence Health & Services in Oregon. Vance replaces Dave Underriner, who took a position in Hawaii last April. Vance has deep roots in Oregon, and with Providence. She grew up in Medford and spent 27 years with Providence in...[ Read More ]

Health care and the Oregon gubernatorial candidates

Marjie High | Jul 24, 2018 | Oregon

Health care is poised to become a major issue as the Oregon Governor’s race heats up. Last week Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, the Republican candidate for governor announced his six point Ambitions and Outcomes for Health Care.  Conversely, Democratic candidate Gov. Kate Brown’s platform rests on her record of health...[ Read More ]

Final rate decisions released for 2019 health plans

| Jul 20, 2018 | Oregon

Small businesses and individuals who buy their own health insurance can now see the Division of Financial Regulation’s final rate decisions for 2019 health insurance plans. The division reviews and approves rates through a detailed and transparent process before they can be charged to policyholders. The final decisions are based on the...[ Read More ]

Unity Center for Behavioral Health receives national honor

| Jul 18, 2018 | Oregon

Unity Center for Behavioral Health is one of five centers nationwide to be awarded the American Hospital Association’s NOVA Award for hospital-led collaborative efforts that improve community health. “Hospitals and health systems continue to reach beyond their four walls to meet the needs of their communities in innovative ways,” said AHA...[ Read More ]

Legacy Health announces new Chief Financial Officer, Anna Loomis, MBA

| Jul 13, 2018 | Oregon

Legacy Health is pleased to announce Anna Loomis, MBA, has been selected as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective mid-September 2018. Loomis, an Oregon native, joins Legacy from Tacoma, Wash., where she served as CFO of MultiCare Health System. During her time at MultiCare, she...[ Read More ]