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Shows tagged as: health care
Thu, Jun 6 2013
A bill in the Oregon Legislature would look into the possibility of single-payer health care in Oregon.
Mon, Apr 29 2013
OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.
Wed, Apr 24 2013
How are Oregon's new coordinated care organizations going to work in practice?
Wed, Apr 10 2013
We'll spend some time with the governor checking in about some hot topics in the legislature right now.
Fri, Mar 29 2013
How much will individual health costs rise over the next five years? A study by the National Society of Actuaries predicts as much as 31 percent.
Mon, Mar 11 2013
Oregon Health & Science University CFO Lawrence Furnstahl talks about the health of the organization in the wake of sequestration.
Mon, Dec 10 2012
How are new Coordinated Care Organizations changing health care for Oregon Health Plan patients?
Tue, Aug 14 2012
Drug shortages are leading some Oregon ambulances to resort to carrying expired medications.
Mon, Aug 13 2012
Now that Mitt Romney has chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate, what might that choice mean for Northwest voters?
Thu, Aug 2 2012
A new proposal to reform Oregon's medical malpractice laws has been introduced for 2013 legislative session.
Mon, Jul 2 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. What's next?
Thu, Jun 28 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act. What's your reaction?
Mon, May 14 2012
The Obama administration recently committed $1.9 billion in Oregon's coordinated care system. How exactly will that be spent?
Thu, Apr 12 2012
An Idaho woman arrested for inducing her own abortion is taking her case to federal court.
Fri, Mar 30 2012
What happens to Oregon's newly formed Health Insurance Exchange if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns all or part of the Affordable Care Act?
Thu, Mar 29 2012
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have now heard all three days of arguments over the Affordable Care Act. We'll get reactions and predictions.
Mon, Mar 26 2012
The biggest case to come before the U.S. Supreme Court in recent memory is being argued starting on Monday.
Fri, Feb 10 2012
Health care legislation is moving quickly in the short session of the Oregon legislature. What changes are on the horizon?
Wed, Feb 1 2012
We'll sit down with Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to talk about the short 2012 legislative session, balancing the budget and his position on the dealth penalty, among other issues. What would you like to ask him?
Mon, Jan 30 2012
When will Oregonians be able to use an state sponsored online site to compare health insurance plans? How valuable will the information be?
Mon, Nov 28 2011
What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?
Tue, Nov 15 2011
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the Obama's health care overhaul. We'll discuss the implications.
Wed, Aug 31 2011
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?
Wed, Aug 24 2011
The rural doctor shortage continues throughout Oregon. How are you affected?
Wed, Aug 10 2011
Will a recent federal court ruling granting health benefits to a same-sex couple affect efforts to get rid of the Defense of Marriage Act?
Fri, Aug 5 2011
The state's largest public employee union will vote later this month on a contract no one seems to like.