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Breast cancer survivors sought for Columbian’s annual special section

August 30, 2023, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Who better to offer advice to women receiving breast cancer diagnoses than those who have already walked the path? Read story

The Oregon Health & Science University campus in Portland is seen in 2016.

OHSU to acquire Legacy Health in merger; combined entity will have 32,000 employees

The Oregon Health & Science University campus in Portland is seen in 2016.

August 17, 2023, 3:19pm Business

Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University announced Wednesday that the two health care systems are combining. Read story

Dr. Neha Didwaniya, foreground center, works at her desk after seeing a patient. She's joined by operations manager Rebecca Hildreth, background from left, medical assistant Abby Pearson and certified nursing assistant Ashlee Harris at Vancouver Clinic's Evergreen Place location. Despite regional health care challenges, Vancouver Clinic has furthered its expansion into Oregon.

Vancouver Clinic expands to Portland

Dr. Neha Didwaniya, foreground center, works at her desk after seeing a patient. She's joined by operations manager Rebecca Hildreth, background from left, medical assistant Abby Pearson and certified nursing assistant Ashlee Harris at Vancouver Clinic's Evergreen Place location. Despite regional health care challenges, Vancouver Clinic has furthered its expansion into Oregon.

August 10, 2023, 6:07am Business

With an office opening next week in Northeast Portland, Vancouver Clinic is moving farther beyond its namesake’s boundaries. Read story

Kelly Ferguson, foreground right, chief operating officer of Columbia River Mental Health Services, leads a tour through the waiting room at the new NorthStar Clinic. Columbia River Mental Health Services offers the largest opioid treatment program in Southwest Washington at the new facility. It will treat all people in any stage of recovery.

NorthStar Clinic opens in central Vancouver to provide addiction treatment

Kelly Ferguson, foreground right, chief operating officer of Columbia River Mental Health Services, leads a tour through the waiting room at the new NorthStar Clinic. Columbia River Mental Health Services offers the largest opioid treatment program in Southwest Washington at the new facility. It will treat all people in any stage of recovery.

August 8, 2023, 7:08pm Clark County Health

Victor Jackson never imagined the Elmer’s Pancake House in the Van Mall neighborhood where he’d eat eggs Benedict as an addiction treatment clinic. Read story

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, left, listens as Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy speaks to the media in March 2020.

Clark County Public Health strives to address racism, health inequalities

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Health Officer and Public Health Director, left, listens as Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy speaks to the media in March 2020.

July 29, 2023, 6:08am Clark County Health

It’s been three years since the Clark County Board of Health unanimously approved a resolution aimed at eliminating system racism and health inequalities. Read story

Legacy Health is selling off its outreach laboratory business to an international laboratory service company, Labcorp.

Legacy Health outsources laboratory services to Labcorp

Legacy Health is selling off its outreach laboratory business to an international laboratory service company, Labcorp.

July 20, 2023, 6:05am Business

Legacy Health is outsourcing its laboratory business to an international laboratory service company, Labcorp. Read story

Employment Security Department Commissioner Cami Feek, left, and Workforce Southwest Washington Director of Communications Julia Maglione, right, look around a room during a Workforce Southwest Washington tour of The Inn at University Village assisted living facility.

Workforce Southwest Washington helps train, retain health care workers

Employment Security Department Commissioner Cami Feek, left, and Workforce Southwest Washington Director of Communications Julia Maglione, right, look around a room during a Workforce Southwest Washington tour of The Inn at University Village assisted living facility.

July 18, 2023, 7:25pm Business

There are chronic employee shortages in the region’s health care system. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the area’s long-term care facilities. It’s a hurdle that Workforce Southwest Washington is working to overcome. Read story

PeaceHealth director of planning, design and construction Rick Sanders, right, and senior director of marketing and communications Debra Carnes stand atop the roof of the new emergency department expansion.

PeaceHealth ER to double its capacity when expansion completed in 2024

PeaceHealth director of planning, design and construction Rick Sanders, right, and senior director of marketing and communications Debra Carnes stand atop the roof of the new emergency department expansion.

July 3, 2023, 2:31pm Business

The under-construction PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center’s emergency room expansion is about a year away from completion. Read story

Washington Cares Fund lauded as valuable safety net

June 14, 2023, 6:06am Clark County Health

Christina Keys was chasing the American dream while working in the technology field when her mother, Patricia, suffered a stroke, leaving her paralyzed on one side and in need of full-time care. Read story

Andrea Brooks, president and CEO of Lifeline Connections, left, speaks during an opening ceremony for their new involuntary treatment program as director of involuntary treatment Raven Mosley loos on at the Crisis Wellness Center on Thursday.

Involuntary treatment center opens in Fruit Valley

Andrea Brooks, president and CEO of Lifeline Connections, left, speaks during an opening ceremony for their new involuntary treatment program as director of involuntary treatment Raven Mosley loos on at the Crisis Wellness Center on Thursday.

June 2, 2023, 6:06am Clark County Health

Nearly 35 years ago, Clark County Sheriff John Horch was working as a deputy in Hazel Dell when he encountered a man, Paul, who kept having the police called on him. Read story