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Legacy supports all reproductive health services

At Legacy Health, it is our mission to provide good health for our people, our patients, our communities and our world. These are our commitments that form the core of our mission, and we take them seriously. We believe that all people deserve access to the care they need when they need it... » MORE


A proactive approach for raising COVID-19 vaccination rates among BIPOC staff

In late 2021, Oregon enacted a vaccine mandate for health care workers to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.This was an understandable step taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the requirement also inadvertently highlighted the inequities that Black, Indigenous and communities of color (BIPOC) face when it comes to health care. These inequities were founded on historical forces that Legacy Health wanted to understand better... » MORE


Bahaa Wanly Takes Helm as Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center President

March 9, 2022 • Bahaa Wanly has recently taken the helm as Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center’s president, bringing with him numerous years of health care leadership experience... » MORE

 

 

 


Legacy Health wins exclusive $2 million federal grant to address mental health and wellness among health care workers

February 16, 2022 • Legacy Health has been awarded a three-year $2.2 million federal grant to develop or enhance programs that reduce health care worker stress, improve employee wellness, and help retain workers... » MORE


Local Legacy Devers Eye Institute medical innovator in corneal care receives worldwide honor for vision research

February 1, 2022 • Mark Terry, M.D., of Legacy Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Ore., was one of three researchers presented with a Future Vision Foundation award as a laureate representing groundbreaking accomplishments. Future vision showcases the work of extraordinary medical innovators...  » MORE


 


Legacy Health unveils surgical robotics program at Silverton Medical Center

January 10, 2022 • Legacy Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new surgical robotics program at Legacy Silverton Medical Center with the installation of an Intuitive daVinci Xi Surgical System robot... » MORE


Legacy Health asks the public to avoid hospital emergency departments for COVID-19 tests

January 5, 2022 • As COVID-19 cases rise due to the omicron variant, Legacy Health and the other healthcare systems in the area understand the frustration people are experiencing as they try to get a test... » MORE


Legacy Health announces new medical group president

January 4, 2022 • Legacy Health recently hired Dr. Don Tran as president of Legacy Medical Group, Legacy Health’s network of medical clinics across the Portland/Vancouver metro area and mid-Willamette Valley. In this role, Tran represents Legacy when working with other health systems and oversees the standard of care and patient experience...  » MORE


 


Legacy Health implements visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Legacy Health is committed to the safety of its patients and staff. Based on this week’s updated COVID-19 case counts in counties served, Legacy is adjusting our visitor policy to restrict visitors in all hospitals and clinics... » MORE


Legacy Health prepares for omicron, urges caution through the holidays

As the omicron variant arrives in our communities, Legacy Health is preparing to deliver safe, high-quality care during an upcoming surge that will drive a spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations... » MORE


As a significantly higher COVID surge looms, hospital systems ask for your help

Get vaccinated and get boosted if you have not already done so. Current projections predict a significant spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations driven by the omicron variant beginning mid-January and likely peaking in February... » MORE


Legacy Devers Eye Institute and Legacy Research Institute are part of a study to investigate stem cell therapy as a potential glaucoma treatment

November 4, 2021 • Legacy Devers Eye Institute is leading a national research project investigating stem cell therapy as a potential treatment for glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. Legacy’s Brad Fortune, O.D., Ph.D., and a multidisciplinary team... » MORE


COVID-19 pediatric vaccinations

Legacy Health encourages families to get a COVID-19 vaccination for their children ages 5 to 11 as soon as they are offered to help protect your child, reduce severe infections and limit hospitalizations in our communities. Reviews by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that the vaccines are safe and effective for children... » MORE


Colder temperatures, power outages increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

November 3, 2021 • As fall weather sets in throughout Oregon, the Oregon Poison Center at Oregon Health & Science University and the Legacy Emanuel Hyperbaric Department want to remind the public about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning... » MORE


Legacy Health’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign improves safety, reduces infections in communities

October 12, 2021 • Legacy Health has vaccinated 1,400 employees since announcing its COVID-19 vaccination requirement on Aug. 4 to reduce infections and protect the safety of Legacy’s staff, patients and communities. Legacy has increased the vaccination rate... » MORE


Legacy Health pauses all nonurgent surgical procedures

August 23, 2021 • The Delta variant is creating a significant strain on our hospitals and staff and in the coming weeks Legacy Health is projecting an unprecedented number of hospitalizations. Legacy has made the decision to implement surge plan measures that will address the... » MORE


Legacy Health sells Hopewell House to nonprofit hospice

August 10, 2021 • Legacy Health will sell Hopewell House to the Friends of Hopewell House, a grassroots nonprofit that quickly formed to restore the hospice services provided at the historic mansion tucked in the Hillsdale neighborhood... » MORE


Legacy Health implements new vaccine requirement policy

August 4, 2021 • At Legacy Health, our goal is to be the safest place to deliver and receive care. Since March of 2020, there have been incredible lessons learned about how we keep our patients, one another, and our community safe. The landscape of the pandemic is ever-changing... » MORE


Legacy Health announces new senior vice presidents

July 28, 2021 • Legacy Health recently hired Kecia Kelly, DNP, as senior vice president and chief nursing officer, and Seth Podolsky, M.D., as senior vice president, chief medical officer. Both will serve on Legacy's executive team. » MORE


Randall Children’s Hospital opens new Family Birth Center

July 7, 2021 • Today, Legacy Health announces the opening of a new Family Birth Center at Randall Children’s Hospital, the most ambitious center of its kind in a generation and the most comprehensive, state-of-the art birth center in Oregon. » MORE

 

 

 


Portland-area health systems call for caution ahead of Fourth of July weekend

June 30, 2021 • With the Fourth of July weekend on the horizon, we are coming together as leaders of Portland-area health care systems to encourage people to do their part to reduce heavy demand on hospital emergency departments.  » MORE


CARES Northwest announces new Executive Director

May 24, 2021 • Today, the Board of Directors of CARES Northwest is pleased to announce that Jenny Gilmore-Robinson a nonprofit executive with...  » MORE

 

 

 


A-dec and Legacy Health Announce Joint-effort to Fight COVID-19

April 1, 2020 • A-dec and Legacy Health today announced an agreement for A-dec to manufacture and provide much needed supply of personal protection equipment (PPE) for Legacy hospitals and health care facilities.  » MORE


Mary and Ryan Finley donate $3 million to Legacy Health, OHSU to combat COVID-19

March 31, 2020 • An Oregon couple moved by the heroic work of frontline clinicians and health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis is giving $1.5 million each to Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  » MORE