MEDFORD, Ore. – A recently formed health organization is receiving a big boost to attract health care workers. Southern Oregon Alliance of Physicians and Providers, also known as S.O.A.P.P. has received $23,000 in grant money to attract healthcare professionals. The ...

Author: Luisa Anderson (KGW) PORTLAND, Oregon — The Oregon Medical Board should make systematic changes to consistently and equitably discipline health care professionals in order to protect patients, according to an Oregon Secretary of State audit released on Wednesday. The agency has formal policies ...

In this  Focus on Health, Dr. Robin Miller underscores the crucial role of nurses, shedding light on the potential health impacts of extended shifts. Sponsored by UScellular ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The new Asante Rogue Regional Patient Pavilion is getting closer to completion and we’re getting an inside look. The six story patient pavilion will hold 64 critical care beds on the third and fourth floors. That’s a ...

This Healthcare with Heart Features Dr. Alicia Bond, Mercy Flights Medical Director. She talks about cardiac arrest, outlining the symptoms to watch for and what to do if someone is experiencing a cardiac arrest. Sponsored by Mercy Flights ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon relies on a complicated web of companies to distribute prescription drugs to pharmacies and Medicaid patients, and the overly complex and low-transparency system leads to inconsistent drug pricing and reimbursement rates that ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) –  President Joe Biden announced a new action for mental health care coverage. The proposed rule would ensure benefits on private insurance plans more closely mirror physical health benefits. According to the administration, the action reinforces the ...

This Healthcare with Heart features Rachel, a Mercy Flights EMT. She talks about some steps to follow to help you stay healthy. Watch to find out more. Sponsored by Mercy Flights ...

This Healthcare with Heart features Mercy Flights Samuel talking about Heat Exhaustion. He explains what happens that can lead to heat exhaustion and some ways to avoid it. He also outlines the symptoms to watch for. For more Healthcare with ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Asante — a major Southern Oregon-based healthcare provider — has a new leader. After a nationwide search, the Asante Board of Directors appointed Tom Gessel as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. “On behalf of ...

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