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Endometriosis Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue that is outside of the uterine cavity. It affects 6-10% of women of reproductive age, and upwards of 50-60% of women and adolescent girls with pelvic pain. It also is seen in up to 50% of women with infertility. There is ... read more


Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month, symbolized by a blue ribbon. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the United States, and the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is approximately five percent. Luckily, screening tests are available to detect this cancer early, when treatment has the highest ... read more


Health care: Growth amid change

By editor
February 2, 2015

The Affordable Health Care Act is driving growth despite questions about its future: Local health care providers are moving ahead to expand services and add staff this year, even though the future of the Affordable Care Act — a driver of rising demand for medical services — remains far from clear. By Sherri Buri McDonald/blue ... read more


Thyroid Awareness Month

By editor
January 30, 2015

The thyroid is a symmetrical, butterfly shaped gland located in the neck just below the voicebox and sitting in front of the windpipe. The thyroid uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone which assists in the regulation of metabolism, heart rate, bowel movement, temperature sensation and mood among multiple other bodily functions. Physicians evaluate thyroid function ... read more


Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Lane County

By editor
January 29, 2015

For additional information, please refer to the following website: Lane County Health Alert: Measles CDC.gov Measles Signs and Symptoms  ... read more


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

By editor
January 29, 2015

In the United States this coming year, there will be 12,170 new cases of cervical cancer, with an estimate of 4,220 deaths. At least 60% of the time, women who die of cervical cancer have not had a PAP test in the past five years, or EVER! This important test saves many lives, but recommendations ... read more


Oregon Medical Group OB/GYN Provides Inpatient Care Exclusively at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center

By editor
January 29, 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, the OB/GYN physicians of Oregon Medical Group are very excited to be performing all surgical procedures and deliveries solely at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center. We will no longer be performing surgery, delivering babies, or covering the emergency department at Riverbend. Oregon Medical Group OB/GYN Flyer ... read more


Ebola in the United States

By adminW
October 15, 2014

As you may have heard on the news, there have been multiple confirmed Ebola cases in the United States. While the risk of Ebola in Lane County remains very low, please be assured that Oregon Medical Group has been preparing and planning for the potential of a local outbreak as we continue to monitor the ... read more


Medicare Advantage Plans

By adminW
October 1, 2014

The Medicare open enrollment period from October 15th to December 7th is when all people eligible for Medicare can change or enroll in a Part C Medicare Advantage plan. Currently, more than 11,000 Oregon Medical Group Medicare patients are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment ... read more


Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation

By adminW
October 23, 2013

The CDC is aware that New England Compounding Center has voluntarily expanded its recall to include all products currently in circulation that were compounded at and distributed from its facility in Framingham, Massachusetts. Oregon Medical Group does not purchase products produced from the New England Compounding Center. View Summary ... read more