2017 ORS 442.854¹

As used in ORS 442.853 (Legislative findings) to 442.856 (Health Care Acquired Infection Advisory Committee established):

(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).

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.