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March 8, 2018
As Oregon’s community hospitals’ costs continued to increase relative to revenues, operating margins continued their downward trend, landing at a median of -0.8 percent, which was among the lowest tallied in dozens of years.
March 2, 2018
Today, the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems announced it had worked with lawmakers to pass legislation that will clarify and standardize the financial assistance policies of all Oregon hospitals. The legislative language was added to HB 4020 which passed today in Salem.
January 23, 2018
The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS) issued the following statement celebrating the passage of Measure 101 tonight. OAHHS, which represents all of Oregon’s 62 community hospitals, was a key supporter of the Yes for Healthcare coalition.
January 3, 2018
Lake Oswego – Today, the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems’ Small and Rural Hospital Committee announced it had awarded its 2017 Rural Legislator of the Year Award to Senator Ted Ferrioli, (R-John Day) for his long-standing commitment to the health of rural communities and his de
November 1, 2017
Oregon hospitals continued their improvement towards eliminating health care-associated infections that are reported to the state, according to a report released today by the Oregon Health Authority.
September 18, 2017
In the second quarter of 2017, community hospitals across Oregon saw low operating margins compared those of prior years, continuing the trend from the previous several quarters.
August 24, 2017
Today, the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems unveiled new, updated price data for common hospital procedures on its OregonHospitalGuide.org website.
July 6, 2017
After the Oregon Senate passed legislation today to move forward with a series of devastating payment cuts to Oregon’s community hospitals under the guise of cost containment, hospital leaders from around the state joined with hundreds of concerned Oregonians to warn of devastating consequences.
June 22, 2017
After Senate Republicans unveiled their Better Care Reconciliation Act this morning, Andy Davidson, President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems issued the following statement:

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