Tagged: Hospital

Oregon State Hospital Honors Thousands in Cremains Memorial

OPB |July 07, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk about the opening of a memorial that honors the remains of thousands of unclaimed patients found on the grounds of Oregon State Hospital.

Medicare May Penalize Oregon Hospitals For Patient Injuries

OPB |July 02, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about Medicare's plan to penalize hospitals for high patient injury and infection rates.

The Choice To Birth Out-Of-Hospital

OPB |April 16, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Where did you choose to birth your child, and why?

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.

Junction City Gets a Psychiatric Hospital

July 17, 2013 12:40 p.m.

We discuss the Oregon Legislature's decision to build a psychiatric hospital in Junction City.

Taking Your Placenta Home

April 30, 2013 12:40 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it legal for hospitals to release a woman's placenta after birth.

Staffing at the Oregon State Hospital

Sept. 25, 2012 12:15 p.m.

Nurses at the Oregon State Hospital wards in both Salem and Portland say they need more staff to help deal with violent incidents.

Oregon Hospital Rankings

July 18, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Consumer Reports ranked Salem Hospital as the safest in Oregon. What made it stand out? 

Inside the Oregon State Hospital

Oct. 10, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Documetarian and PSU professor Jan Haaken made a film about the lives of patients at the Oregon State Hospital.

Nursing Instructor Shortage

Aug. 31, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Oregon is in line with the national trend threatening the nursing profession — a lack of instructors qualified to train new nurses. Will it affect patients?

Kip Kinkel

Aug. 15, 2011 9:25 a.m.

In 1999 Kip Kinkel was sentenced to 111 years in prison. Now his attorney is fighting for a transfer from the state prison to the state hospital. Should his case be heard?

The Doors of the Oregon State Hospital

May 27, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We'll take a look at bills lawmakers in Salem are considering that would change who goes into the Oregon State Hospital and how those that are there get out.

The Oregon State Hospital Today

April 01, 2011 9 a.m.

We'll speak to the new Superintendent of the Oregon State Hospital about the state of the State Hospital.

Juncture at Junction City

July 08, 2010 9 a.m.

Should the new mental hospital in Junction City be completed? What are the options?

Involuntary Commitment

May 24, 2010 9 a.m.

When should someone be compelled to seek mental health treatment against his or her will?

The State of the State Hospital

April 12, 2010 9 a.m.

What has already improved and what still needs to change at the Oregon State Hospital?

Tax Measures

Jan. 22, 2010 9 a.m.

How will you vote on Oregon's upcoming tax measures?

Public Nudity

Jan. 13, 2010 9 a.m.

Under what circumstances should people be allowed to be nude in public?

Emergency Measures

Dec. 09, 2008 midnight

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?

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