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OPB | July 09, 2015

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

Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB | 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 | 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 HealthCare.gov.

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB | 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 | Aug. 22, 2014

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

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB | 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.gov.

Healthcare News Update

OPB | June 10, 2014

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

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB | June 02, 2014

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

How Does Defensive Medicine Affect Health Care Costs?

OPB | May 28, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll explore the idea of defensive medicine, procedures that doctors order for patients out of a fear of malpractice lawsuits — not because they're medically necessary. 

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB | 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 | 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 | 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 | Jan. 05, 2010

What works to find people affordable housing in Oregon?

Encyclopedic Ambitions

OPB | May 08, 2009

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