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News Roundtable | Oregon Health Authority | Race In The Classroom

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2017

Students are advocating for more classroom discussions about race and privilege. Also, we sit down with Oregon Health Authority's new director, and our news roundtable takes up some big stories of the week.

REBROADCAST: The Names Of Our Stars | In-Home Care

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.

Moda | History Of The Piano | Romeo And Juliet Redux

OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2017

Local insurer Moda tells us what federal health care repeal efforts mean for business. Also, the history of the piano (plus some music!), and a different origin story for Romeo and Juliet.

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2015

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2014

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2014

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2014

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

News Roundtable: August 22, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll get a progress report on Oregon's switch over from the state's failed health insurance exchange website to the federal

Healthcare News Update

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2014

TUESDAY: We check in with The Lund Report's executive editor about Cover Oregon, hospital mergers, health insurance rates, and more.

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB | Broadcast: April 15, 2014

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

Cover Oregon Goes Online

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2013

People can begin shopping for insurance through Cover Oregon — the state's health insurance exchange — starting October 1.

Portraits of War

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2010

What's the best way for the public to understand what happens in a war zone?

Finding Solutions: What Works and Why for Housing

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2010

What works to find people affordable housing in Oregon?

Encyclopedic Ambitions

OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2009

What's the best way to create a new encyclopedia about Oregon?