Nurses’ New Gig

A Eugene-based company aims to be ‘Uber for nursing’ — a win-win for understaffed hospitals and for nurses looking to make extra money. But skeptics say hospitals’ staffing problems run deeper.

When Midwifery Care Is Out of Reach

Home births in Oregon surged in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but insurance coverage for midwifery care is rare.

BALA’s Next Shift

Portland-based BALA Footwear rocketed to almost immediate success in the early months of the pandemic. But a dispute between founders and its marketing team alienated its core customers, and now the startup is pivoting.

Care Scare

The shortage of direct-care workers and CNAs is going from bad to worse. How will Oregon find the labor needed to care for an aging population?

How to Cultivate Diversity and Equity

Leaders at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt and OHSU talk about what works and what doesn’t in today’s business climate.