Members of the local medical community Thursday said cuts to the federal Affordable Care Act would leave patients uninsured, increase emergency room use and harm innovative efforts to address the roots of health problems and control costs. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., visited La Clinica in Medford to hear from a roundtable of providers as President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress vow to repeal and replace the 2010 federal act that greatly expanded government-subsidized health insurance. Read the complete Mail Tribune story.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden met with a group of healthcare experts at La Clinica to hear their concerns about the impact healthcare funding cuts could have on their patients, and on the economy of southern Oregon. Read the full Jefferson Public Radio story.
Health officials and s U.S. senator are trying to tackle the opioid problem. Senator Ron Wyden met with health officials on Saturday from Jackson County Health and Human Services, Asante, Providence Health and Services, La Clinica, and more. Watch complete KTVL story.
The senator met with doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers at La Clinica in Medford. Watch the complete KOBI story.
An epidemic of opioid addiction prompted a vigorous discussion Saturday among local health leaders and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden as they looked for answers in dealing with the national problem. The senator met with more than 20 healthcare leaders at the new La Clinica health care facility on Biddle Road in Medford. Read complete Mail Tribune story.