Oregon Clinicians Support Statewide Two-week Freeze

Physicians and physician assistants urge common-sense, adherence to science PORTLAND, Ore.—(November 13, 2020)—The Oregon Medical Association and its partners support the Governor’s announcement today of new restrictions for Oregonians to help curb the spread of coronavirus transmission. The new statewide, two-week freeze is outlined in today’s press briefing and accompanying press release.   “The shocking exponential rise in new COVID-19 cases … Continue reading Oregon Clinicians Support Statewide Two-week Freeze

Published PPE data is now available by facility online

In a win for OR-ACEP, PPE inventory data will now be publicly available. Check to see where your hospital stands now. The Oregon Health Authority has now published PPE data by hospital facility as recommended by the Workgroup on PPE Guidance for Non-Emergency and Elective Procedures. This data can be found on the fourth tab of … Continue reading Published PPE data is now available by facility online

Oregon Law SB 1606- POLST in regards to persons with significant disabilities

You may have heard of the recently passed (July 7th 2020) Oregon law 1606 which "Prohibits hospital from conditioning admission or treatment, or suggesting that treatment is conditioned, on patient having POLST or executing advance directive or other instruction regarding administration, withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration." In order … Continue reading Oregon Law SB 1606- POLST in regards to persons with significant disabilities

COVID 19 Resources

COVID 19 in Oregon OR ACEP statements & guidelines NEW: Published PPE data is now available by facility online. Check to see where your hospital stands nowOR ACEP on PPE & Whistleblowers: https://oregonacep.org/increasing-acess-to-personal-protective-equipment-ppe-for-frontline-health-care-workers/OHA updates: https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19ACEP updates: https://www.acep.org/corona/COVID-19/OMA updates: https://www.theoma.org/oma/COVID-19/OMA/Learn-content/Public-Health-Library/COVID-19-Coronavirus.aspx?hkey=990ff86c-fcb2-4f34-bdc2-b0ed7820220aSERV-OR (Emergency Response registry for Oregon providers): https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/Preparedness/SERV-OR/Pages/index.aspxOHA guidelines for Telehealth: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/HSD/OHP/Tools/Telehealth%20coverage%20for%20the%20Oregon%20Health%20Plan.pdf COVID 19 Resources For Parents & Caregivers … Continue reading COVID 19 Resources

INCREASING ACESS TO PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) FOR FRONTLINE HEALTH CARE WORKERS

OR-ACEP-Statement-on-PPE-3.30.20Download Emergency physicians are on the front lines of caring for people affected with COVID-19, often at great risk to themselves and their families. As the state medical society representing emergency medicine, OR-ACEP strongly advocates for measures to keep patients and health care workers safe, especially as community transmission spreads. Emergency physicians and health systems … Continue reading INCREASING ACESS TO PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) FOR FRONTLINE HEALTH CARE WORKERS