In a letter received on November 7, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rescinded the termination “action” for Unity Center. This means CMS will reinstate Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s Medicare “deemed” status through The Joint Commission, and remove the hospital from the State survey agency’s survey jurisdiction. This concludes the Oregon Health Authority investigation that began April 2018.


Continue performing recruitment efforts. Applicant flow remains consistent with the last few weeks. Currently interviewing and screening qualified candidates. There are currently 53 open positions, which includes 20 full-time RN positions, 20 part-time RN positions and 7 on call/supplemental positions. 14 RNs have been hired with upcoming start dates, along with two behavioral health therapists, two PES behavioral health assistants and one pharmacy manager.

Unity Center capacity

The average daily census at Unity Center for the last 7 calendar days is 96 patients. This number reflects a combined census for PES and inpatient units.

(Time period: 11/3/18 -11/9/18)

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