Oregon hospitals provided a record $2.19 billion in community benefit activities in 2016, according to a report released this week by the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. “We are very proud of Oregon hospitals’ continued community commitment,” said OAHHS Executive Vice President Andy Van Pelt. “The numbers reflect the profound health needs in our communities that hospitals are addressing. It shows that hospitals continue to go beyond providing high-quality care for the sick and injured and indeed work to the health of communities outside the four walls of the hospital.”

 

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