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Legacy Health faces a historic $5M fine as Oregon's labor agency clamps down on missed meals

Oregon’s labor oversight division has, to the tune of $5 million-plus, proposed a historic fined regarding violations at three Legacy Health facilities.

Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center and Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center received “separate Notices of Intent to Assess Civil Penalties” from the state’s Bureau of Labor and Industries. 33 more words

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Oregon wind developer Avangrid contemplates super-tall turbines

A proposed Oregon wind farm could become home to the nation’s tallest wind turbines, with blade tips reaching 650 feet into the air — more than 100 feet higher than the loftiest Portland skyscraper. 33 more words

Portland Business Journal

Nike, Intel, R/GA and Oregon betting big on blockchain with new venture studio

Leaders in Oregon business, education and economic development are betting on nascent blockchain technology to be foundational in the next era of technology and business model development. 32 more words

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Oregon AG Rosenblum accuses OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of deceptive marketing in new lawsuit

Purdue Pharma targeted Oregon seniors in a deceptive marketing campaign for the opioid painkiller OxyContin and lied to the Oregon Board to Pharmacy to boost its profits, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. 18 more words

Dept. Of Justice

Here's why Oregon's already low uninsured rate could be even lower

The already low number of Oregonians without health insurance could reach a nation-leading 1 percent if only more of the uninsured realized they were eligible for benefits, new survey shows. 17 more words

Health Authority

New Unity Center report details a patient suicide, myriad 'hazards'

The Oregon Health Authority on Monday released a second key report related to the Unity Center for Behavioral Health, which is attempting to correct problems… 30 more words

Health Authority

Disputed PacifiCorp coal analysis to stay secret

The Sierra Club, pushing for early plant retirements, had sought disclosure of key details of the unit-by-unit study.

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