(1) “Health care facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).
(2) “Health care acquired infection” means a localized or systemic condition that:
(a) Results from an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent or its toxin; and
(b) Was not present or incubating at the time of admission to the health care facility.
(3) “Risk-adjusted methodology” means a standardized method used to ensure that intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors for a health care acquired infection are considered in the calculation of health care acquired infection rates. [2007 c.838 §2]
Note: See note under 442.853 (Legislative findings).
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