Tagged: Health

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB | April 15, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: A group of nine medical care providers is the first to regionally adopt an online medical information portal.

Replacing Cover Oregon Site Cheaper Than Fixing It

OPB | April 07, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: A report prepared by a consultant to Cover Oregon shows fixing the Oregon insurance exchange is far more costly than replacing it.

How Do Religion And Spirituality Affect Your Health?

OPB | March 31, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: New research from Oregon State University dives into the effect that religion and spirituality have on your health.

Court Ruling Says Judges Can Force Some Defendants To Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs

OPB | March 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court ruled March 20 that judges can order mentally ill defendants to take anti-psychotic medication under certain circumstances.

The Tricky Ins And Outs Of Investing In The Pot Industry

OPB | March 24, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Investors are weighing the risks and benefits of backing the burgeoning medical and recreational pot markets.

Report Finds Many Flaws In Cover Oregon Oversight

OPB | March 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: An independent analysis of Oregon's health insurance exchange finds state agencies and Oracle were both responsible for Cover Oregon's failures.

Cover Oregon: What Went Wrong?

OPB | March 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: The results of an independent review into what went wrong with Oregon's health insurance exchange was released today.

How Does Pot Affect The Body And Brain?

OPB | March 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Due to pot's illegal status at the federal level, research on the effect of the drug is limited.

How Some States Are Boosting Vaccination Rates

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon's new law to make it harder for parents to opt out of their children's vaccinations goes into effect March 1. We'll ask how laws like these are faring in other states.

Washington Hospital Association Sues State Over New Rules

OPB | Feb. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The Washington State Hospital Association says new rules that govern hospital mergers go too far.

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