audits

Doctors improperly prescribing opioids

State law shields some doctors from scrutiny (Portland Tribune, 1/11/2019)

Oregon Health Authority: constraints on Oregon’s prescription drug monitoring program limit the state’s ability to help address opioid misuse and abuse (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) (2017) Oregon Health Authority, Injury and Violence Prevention Program

Procurement system audit

Audit: Oregon is wasting millions thanks to outdated purchasing system (Oregonian, 12/19/2018)

Oregon Could Close $623M Budget Gap Without New Taxes (Klamath Falls News, 12/19/2018)

Significant cost savings can be achieved by modernizing Oregon’s procurement systems and practices (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Drug monitoring program audit

Oregon’s opioid tracking system needs teeth, audit finds (Oregonian, 12/11/2018)

Audit: State stuck trying to track ‘questionable’ drug prescriptions (Portland Tribune, 12/11/2018)

Oregon Health Authority: constraints on Oregon’s prescription drug monitoring program limit the state’s ability to help address opioid misuse and abuse (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Administrative Services follow-up audit

Richardson sees ‘significant progress’ at state agency (KTVZ, 11/29/18)

Recommendation follow-up report: Department of Administrative Services should enhance succession planning to address workforce risks and challenges [PDF] (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Department of Administrative Services should enhance succession planning to address workforce risks and challenges [PDF] (2017) Oregon Audits Division

State Data Center audit

Audit finds security improved at Oregon’s data center, but it still needs work (State Scoop, 11/9/18)

Department of Administrative Services, Office of the State Chief Information Officer : progress has been made to address security weaknesses at the State Data Center, but improvements are still needed [PDF] (2018) Oregon Audits Division