2017 ORS 442.844¹
Patient safety data
  • use
  • disclosure

(1) Patient safety data reported to the Oregon Patient Safety Commission and information developed pursuant to the auditing and oversight described in ORS 442.837 (Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program) (1) may not be disclosed to, subject to subpoena by or used by any state agency for purposes of any enforcement or regulatory action in relation to a participant.

(2) Nothing in ORS 442.819 (Definitions for ORS 442.819 to 442.851) to 442.851 (Limit on amounts collected to fund Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program) may be construed to limit the regulatory or enforcement authority of any state agency and, except for patient safety data, state agencies have the same authority to access participant records or other information in the same manner and to the same extent as if ORS 442.819 (Definitions for ORS 442.819 to 442.851) to 442.851 (Limit on amounts collected to fund Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program) were not enacted.

(3) As used in this section, “state agency” has the meaning given that term in ORS 183.750 (State agency required to prepare public writings in readable form). [2003 c.686 §5]

Note: See note under 442.819 (Definitions for ORS 442.819 to 442.851).

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/­ors/­ors442.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 442, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano442.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.