OAHHS responds to the governor's press conference, where she spoke of new modeling that predicts major impacts on infection rates and hospitalizations in Oregon.
Statement from CEO Becky Hultberg on the latest revenue forecast
The evidence is clear. Oregon is experiencing a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, with case counts up almost 60% over the past two weeks.
Adding teachers first will delay doses for seniors; with limited supply hospitals concerned the state can’t deliver on promises after raising hopes
While Oregon waits to receive enough doses to meet the huge increase in demand, hospitals will continue to vaccinate those in the Phase 1a group
If you or a loved one is experiencing minor COVID-19 symptoms, please call a nurse advice line before going to the emergency room. If you are advised to get a COVID-19 test, please go to your nearest testing facility.
Direct cuts to hospitals will force hospitals to reduce services to Oregonians during a pandemic.
The state’s physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and hospitals ask all Oregonians to be responsible during the holidays
With cases soaring, two-week freeze is necessary to preserve hospital capacity
Health Care Heroes Relief Fund will help victims get back on their feet
The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems and the 62 hospitals we represent are dedicated to actively combating racism in our communities.
Hospital leaders encourage communities to come back and address medical needs
Many hospitals have lost over half their revenue after pausing elective procedures, and federal relief distribution formulas disadvantage Oregon.
Hospitals respond to Governor’s press conference
Hospital community benefit support helps Pioneer Relief Nursery prevent child abuse and neglect for dozens of children by supporting them and their parents.
OAHHS has a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Here are five things to know about her.
Lack of in-patient psychiatric beds leads to many patients spending days in hospital emergency department. OAHHS has sponsored SB 140 to start conversations on permanent solutions to a complex community problem.
In the ECONorthwest 2019 economic impact report, Oregon community hospitals again showed they play a critical role in the economic health across the state, particularly in rural Oregon.
Oregon’s hospitals contributed $2.3 billion in community benefit to the communities they serve in 2017, a record amount. That comes at the same time Oregon has achieved one of the highest rates of healthcare coverage in the nation at close to 95 percent.
OAHHS sends praise to state lawmakers, who passed HB 2010. The bill provides the bulk of the funding the state's Medicaid program for the next six years. The funding comes through a package of health care taxes, including the hospital provider tax and the commercial insurance premium tax. The bill now goes to the governor, who is expected to sign it.
OAHHS posts new price data for common hospital procedures on the Oregon Hospital Guide website. This tool allows patients to compare prices among hospitals as they make decisions on the procedures. It's a demonstration by OAHHS of the association's commitment to transparency.