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

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A letter to OR-ACEP members from Chapter President Mike McCaskill

OR- ACEP Members: All of you are heroes.  You are the front lines in this war on Coronavirus.  OR-ACEP wants to support you in any way we can.  At the state level we have OR-ACEP board members on the Governor’s Pandemic Taskforce working, among other efforts, to craft a plan to address healthcare surge capacity.  … Continue reading A letter to OR-ACEP members from Chapter President Mike McCaskill

Breaking News: End of Oregon Common Credentialing Program (OCCP)

July 2018: The OCCP, which was slated to ramp up a pilot program in July, has been suspended after Oregon Health Authority officials determined the cost and complexity were prohibitive. While the intent of the bill was to streamline the credentialing process, reduce the burden on practitioners and eliminate duplication, there were significant challenges that made … Continue reading Breaking News: End of Oregon Common Credentialing Program (OCCP)