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Gov. Kate Brown said she expects to call a second special session later this summer to deal with state budget cuts.
Jun 16 2020

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Enrollment has grown by 70,000 in the taxpayer-funded insurance for low-income residents since March 8 when the state declared a state of emergency over the pandemic.
Jun 16 2020
The change follows complaints by communities of color that the project was flawed by racial biases.
Jun 16 2020
One of the volunteer students was singled out and arrested while filming the police, the students said. 
Jun 16 2020
Gov. Kate Brown said her decision is a cautionary “yellow light” to keep the state from moving forward too quickly in reopening. 
Jun 12 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to wear face coverings to prevent a spike of COVID-19. 
Jun 12 2020
If there were ever a time for more public health funding, health experts say, it’s now.
Jun 16 2020
The global pandemic has ordinary health care workers going to extremes in a desperate hunt for medical supplies. 
Jun 16 2020
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The federal government gave the two for-profit hospitals in the state plenty despite the fact that they generate big annual payouts for their out-of-state owners.
Jun 8 2020
If the Oregon Health Authority gets the go-ahead, Multnomah County restaurants, bars, gyms and other public facilities could start reopening the following day.
Jun 11 2020
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Homeless and impoverished people often lack mobile devices, and patients in rural and frontier areas of Oregon have poor or no broadband access. 
Jun 10 2020
Around the country, nursing homes trying to protect their residents from the coronavirus eagerly await boxes of masks, eyewear and gowns promised by the federal government. But all too often the packages deliver disappointment — if they arrive at all.
Jun 11 2020
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While hospitals cite their recent revenue drops and plead for money from lawmakers, they often are sitting on healthy reserve accounts that they built up in the boom years. 
Jun 8 2020
The final figures are not yet in but the payouts range from nearly $400,000 to more than $33 million per facility.
Jun 8 2020
Mass protests against police violence across the U.S. have public health officials concerned about an accelerated spread of the coronavirus.
Jun 10 2020
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OHSU's president announces a series of measures, saying they're a start. Black leaders want more. They want a voice at the table.
Jun 8 2020
Chief medical officers of large hospital systems in Portland, reflecting on the early, frenetic days of the virus, say the pandemic has changed their perspective.
Jun 9 2020
Pneumonia. Heart problems. High cholesterol. Betsy Carrier, 71, and her husband, Don Resnikoff, 79, relied on their primary care doctor in Montgomery County, Maryland, for help managing their ailments.
Jun 9 2020
Charges of racial bias in the design of an Oregon study of COVID-19’s spread are raising questions about whether it will do anything to help Black and Latino communities, which have been among those hardest hit by the pandemic.
Jun 6 2020
Health care giant Providence Health & Services is cutting the salaries of high-paid medical providers in a new round of belt-tightening following revenue drops caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Jun 4 2020
Press Release: Oregon Translational Research And Development Institute And Oregon Bioscience Incubator Name New Executive Director
Jun 16 2020