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Planning For a Psychiatric Emergency Room In Portland

OPB | Dec. 08, 2014

MONDAY: The city wants to create a place for police to bring someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Expired Medications

OPB | Aug. 14, 2012

Drug shortages are leading some Oregon ambulances to resort to carrying expired medications.

Rural Emergency

OPB | April 06, 2011

How do ambulance companies operate sustainable businesses in rural areas of the state?

Emergency Measures

OPB | Dec. 09, 2008

The American College of Emergency Physicians is releasing a national emergency care report card. How's Oregon doing? And how do we compare to the rest of the country?