State records reveal norovirus outbreaks are common in long-term care facilities.
In January, the staff at Providence ElderPlace Glendoveer, a residential care facility in Northeast Portland, responded
with speed when patients at the 84-bed center started showing signs of
State Sen. Chip Shields (D-North/Northeast Portland) is raising the alarm that his bills to bring greater oversight to health-insurance rate increases are in danger of dying in the Joint Ways and Means Committee."They're on life support," Shields says.Sheilds points his finger at lobbyists for the insurance industry, especially Providence Health. Shields says insurers are vehemently opposing ...