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The Oregon Clinic Offers Virtual Visits for Patients in Response to COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the specialty physicians at The Oregon Clinic are now offering virtual health visits to many patients. With Oregon and Southwest Washington residents asked to stay home and restricted from visiting physicians for non-urgent appointments, many patients have been unable to access necessary specialist health care.

Oregon Medical Providers Band Together in Effort to Keep Practices Afloat Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Oregon Clinic
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

An Oregon coalition of independent medical clinics supports Gov. Kate Brown’s priority to resume elective surgeries and procedures when certain criteria for public health safety are met during this COVID crisis. This is a wise, safe and pragmatic step in the right direction to serve the medical needs of Oregonians. At the same time, Oregon’s independent medical clinics still need more federal and state support to allow these businesses to stay viable during the pandemic and after the crisis fades.

New Telehealth Services in Response to COVID-19

The Oregon Clinic
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Portland, OR – The Oregon Clinic today announced that, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, their specialty physicians are now offering virtual health visits (telehealth) to many patients. With Oregon and Southwest Washington residents asked to stay home and restricted from visiting physicians for non-urgent appointments, many patients have been unable to access necessary specialist health care. The Oregon Clinic’s team worked around the clock to get a new telehealth program up in running within one week, and began offering virtual visits on March 25.   

Colon Cancer Screening: A Modern-Day Medical Success Story in The Making

Friday, March 13, 2020
 
Colon cancer remains a common and deadly cancer—it is the second most common cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States, affecting approximately four percent of people in their lifetimes.
 
In the past 50 years, we have seen dramatic improvements in survival rates and a decline in the incidence of colon cancer in those older than 50. In fact, survival rates from colon cancer have improved by two percent per year in recent decades, cutting the mortality rate in half since 1970.
 

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