ORS 442.575¹
Definitions for ORS 442.575 to 442.584

As used in ORS 442.575 (Definitions for ORS 442.575 to 442.584) to 442.584 (Application for certificate of need):

(1) "Commission" means the Health Resources Commission established pursuant to ORS 442.580 (Health Resources Commission).

(2) "Established medical technology" means a medical technology that is in widespread use and considered by practitioners as accepted or standard practice for addressing a specific clinical condition.

(3) "Medical technology" means drugs, medical equipment and devices, and medical or surgical procedures and techniques used by health care providers in delivering medical care to individuals, and the organizational or supportive systems within which such care is delivered.

(4) "Medical technology assessment" means evaluation of indicators for use, clinical effectiveness and cost of a technology in comparison with its alternatives.

(5) "New and emerging medical technology" means a medical technology that is not in widespread use or does not constitute standard practice for a particular clinical condition. [1993 c.754 §3]

Chapter 442

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Participa­tion of hospital owners or administrators in joint review of hospital expenses, services, (1978) Vol 38, p 2060; State Health Planning and Develop­ment Agency's responsibility to evaluate and act upon nursing home budget and rate increase notifica­tions where posi­tions and funds are deleted from agency's budget, (1979) Vol 40, p 56; health systems agency's failure to review or submit recommenda­tion and findings on applica­tion for certificate of need, (1979) Vol 40, p 135

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 442—Health Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors442.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 442, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­442ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information