Not Making the Grade: Nonprofit Hospitals Fail in Their Charity Care Mission

Many non-profit hospitals providing charity care around the Northwest are no longer maintaining their charitable missions. Non-profit hospitals should be held accountable to their primary obligations to serve the community. Download the report.

A Debt Unpaid: Nonprofit Hospitals Fail in Their Community Benefits Mission

The conversion of hospitals from non-profits to for-profits has turned community assets into private wealth and altered the level of service given to the communities they serve. This report discusses why the tradition of non-profit hospitals should continue. Download the report.

Public Health or Private Wealth? Who’s Cashing in on St. Luke’s Riches?

Saint Luke’s, Idaho’s wealthiest non-profit hospital has millions in the bank and pays its top executives millions of dollars a year while turning low-income patients over to collection agencies or forcing liens upon their property. Change in hospital policies must occur. Download the report.

Searching For Work That Pays: 1999 Job Gap Study

Northwest Job Gap Study Idaho Job Gap Study Montana Job Gap Study Oregon Job Gap Study Washington Job Gap Study The 1999 Job Gap Study calculates a basic family budget for different family structures. Based on this “living wage,” the study then estimates the number and proportion of job openings that provide a sufficient wageContinue reading “Searching For Work That Pays: 1999 Job Gap Study”