Commission’s Use Of Patient Safety Data
(1)The Commission will create an ad hoc committee on best practices in patient safety. This committee will advise the Commission on effective methods for making use of and sharing information gathered from the Commission’s review of Event Reports.
(2)At least quarterly, the Commission will provide Long Term Care Facility Participants with aggregate patient safety quality improvement information derived from Patient Safety Data.
(3)During the second quarter of each year, the Commission will publish a report to the public summarizing Patient Safety Data for the preceding calendar year. This report will use aggregate, de-identified data from the program and will describe statewide adverse event patterns and best practices to avoid the occurrence or minimize the effects of adverse events.
(4)The Commission will maintain an easily accessible and well-publicized website to share patient safety information directly with consumers.
(5)The Commission, within its resource limitations, will provide technical assistance to Long Term Care Facility Participants, including but not limited to recommendations and advice regarding methodology, communication, dissemination of information, data collection, security and confidentiality.
(6)The Commission will work with representatives of organizations participating in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program and with other interested parties to develop recommendations for continued improvements in the collection and utilization of Patient Safety Data. The Commission will revise its reporting form as necessary based on feedback from Participants.
(7)The Commission may initiate other projects using patient safety data when consistent with its mission and in accordance with existing confidentiality protections.
Rule 325-020-0055 — Commission’s Use Of Patient Safety Data,