Workforce shortages and rising expenses have led to financial insecurities at Oregon’s hospitals, and the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) has led an effort to try and address those issues this legislative session. State lawmakers face plenty of adversity themselves as a four-week long walkout—the longest in the Oregon Legislature’s history—has made … 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

Apprise Health Insights, a subsidiary of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS), released their Q2 2021 Utilization & Financial Analysis last Thursday, outlining hospital finances and capacity in the second quarter of 2021 and current trends in Oregon. The data shows improved median operating and total margins, but is coupled with significant … Read more

Apprise Health Insights, a subsidiary of the Oregon Associations of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS), released their Q1 2021 Utilization and Financial Analysis last Friday, detailing hospital finances and capacity in the first quarter of 2021. The data showed current hospital capacity is worse than at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, dropping operating margins, … Read more