Ballot opens today (Weds, Sept 9th 2020) and closes in 14 days (Weds, Sept 23rd 2020). You must be a current chapter member in order to vote, and you must select a roster of 10 directors for 10 open director spots. Election results will be posted by September 25th, 2020 and term of directors is … Continue reading Time to vote! OCEP Board of Directors ballot is now live
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
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
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
Weekly Legislative Update February 10, 2020 Quote of the Week “I always say it’s just like that TV show “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” – just without the vampires and that slaying bit. ” Rep. Dan Rayfield describes what it’s like to co-chair Ways and Means with his Senate colleagues, Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward and Sen. … Continue reading February 2020 SUPER SPEED Session Update
Democrats pass key priorities DESPITE walkouts The 82nd Legislative Assembly convened on January 22 and adjourned on June 30, six and a half hours ahead of the midnight constitutional deadline. Democrats held super majorities in the Senate (18-12) and in the House (38-22) but Senate Republican walkouts and the House practice of requiring all bills … Continue reading 2019 Legislative Session Final Report
If you would like to join, we will be meeting at 9am on the 9th of April at the Oregon Medical Association.
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