Lawmakers discussed legislation that would provide Oregon hospitals with needed compensation for patients who are difficult to discharge on Tuesday.     Members of the House Committee on Behavioral Health and Health Care discussed House Bill 2537 during a public hearing. The bill would require the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and coordinated care organizations to … Read more

Oregon hospitals are struggling financially, and need more resources in order to provide healthcare services for those in need.      Stakeholders discussed hospital conditions during a Senate Interim Committee on Health Care meeting on Thursday. Oregon Health Authority (OHA) CFO Dave Baden said OHA receives financial reports from 60 general acute care hospitals around … Read more

Becky Hultberg is the President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. Hultberg works with local and national government leaders, as well as business and citizen coalitions, and other professional health care organizations to enhance and promote community health and improve Oregon’s health care system. She previously served as President and … Read more