Local Hospital Workers On Strike

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of hospital workers are making a statement Tuesday, picketing in front of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield over failed contract negotiations. There are more than 300 workers there who say they’ve been unable to reach a contract agreement with the hospital for nearly a year. They say the hospital’s last proposal … Continue reading »

McKenzie-Willamette Chronic Wound Center

EUGENE, Ore. — The McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center opened its second chronic wound care center. It’s estimated more than 7,000 people in Lane County suffer from injuries that don’t heal. The McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center’s hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers are state of the art – and they are working. Dr. Justin Montoya said, “Many of these people … Continue reading »