(1) Within 30 days of receiving the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Physician Credentialing Information, the Administrator of the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research shall forward the recommendations to the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services and to the Director of Human Services. The administrator shall request that the Department of Consumer and Business Services and the Department of Human Services adopt rules to carry out the efficient implementation and enforcement of the recommendations of the committee.
(2) The Department of Consumer and Business Services and the Department of Human Services shall:
(a) Adopt administrative rules in a timely manner, as required by the Administrative Procedures Act, for the purpose of effectuating the provisions of ORS 442.800 to 442.807; and
(b) Consult with each other and with the administrator to ensure that the rules adopted by the Department of Consumer and Business Services and the Department of Human Services are identical and are consistent with the recommendations developed pursuant to ORS 442.805 for affected hospitals and health care service contractors.
(3) The uniform credentialing information required pursuant to the administrative rules of the Department of Consumer and Business Services and the Department of Human Services represent the minimum uniform credentialing information required by the affected hospitals and health care service contractors. Nothing in ORS 442.800 to 442.807 shall be interpreted to prevent an affected hospital or health care service contractor from requesting additional credentialing information from a licensed physician for the purpose of completing physician credentialing procedures used by the affected hospital or health care service contractor. [1999 c.494 §4; 2001 c.900 §180]
Note: See note under 442.800.
OREGON PATIENT SAFETY COMMISSION
Note: Section 1, chapter 686, Oregon Laws 2003, provides:
Sec. 1. Definitions. As used in sections 1 to 12 of this 2003 Act [442.820 to 442.835 and sections 1, 4 to 6, 8 to 10 and 12, chapter 686, Oregon Laws 2003]:
(1) “Participant” means an entity that reports patient safety data to a patient safety reporting program, and any agent, employee, consultant, representative, volunteer or medical staff member of the entity.
(2) “Patient safety activities” includes but is not limited to:
(a) The collection and analysis of patient safety data by a participant;
(b) The collection and analysis of patient safety data by the Oregon Patient Safety Commission established in section 2 of this 2003 Act [442.820];
(c) The utilization of patient safety data by participants;
(d) The utilization of patient safety data by the Oregon Patient Safety Commission to improve the quality of care with respect to patient safety and to provide assistance to health care providers to minimize patient risk; and
(e) Oral and written communication regarding patient safety data among two or more participants with the intent of making a disclosure to or preparing a report to be submitted to a patient safety reporting program.
(3) “Patient safety data” means oral communication or written reports, data, records, memoranda, analyses, deliberative work, statements, root cause analyses or action plans that are collected or developed to improve patient safety or health care quality that:
(a) Are prepared by a participant for the purpose of reporting patient safety data voluntarily to a patient safety reporting program, or that are communicated among two or more participants with the intent of making a disclosure to or preparing a report to be submitted to a patient safety reporting program; or
(b) Are created by or at the direction of the patient safety reporting program, including communication, reports, notes or records created in the course of an investigation undertaken at the direction of the Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
(4) “Patient safety reporting program” includes but is not limited to the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program created in section 4 of this 2003 Act and any other patient safety reporting program established to improve the safety and quality of patient care.
(5) “Serious adverse event” means an objective and definable negative consequence of patient care, or the risk thereof, that is unanticipated, usually preventable and results in, or presents a significant risk of, patient death or serious physical injury. [2003 c.686 §1]Section: Previous 442.730 442.735 442.740 442.745 442.750 442.755 442.760 442.800 442.805 442.807 442.820 442.825 442.830 442.835 442.990 Next
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