Enrollment in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program
(1)Participation in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program is voluntary. Ambulatory Surgery Center Participants are entitled to the benefits and subject to the obligations set forth in these administrative rules.
(2)Interested ambulatory surgery centers may apply for participation in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program by completing the Commission’s participation agreement. The participation agreement must include the name of a designated contact person.
(3)In agreeing to participate an ambulatory surgery center must affirm that it is willing to fully share requested Patient Safety Data with the Commission. This statement must be co-signed by the ambulatory surgery center’s Chief Executive Officer, Chairperson of the Governing Body, and the Director of Quality Management, or their equivalents.
(4)Upon enrolling in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program, an Ambulatory Surgery Center Participant must have adopted policies and procedures describing patient safety activities, including how it triages adverse events; how it investigates adverse events; and how it provides notice of adverse events to a patient and/or patient’s personal representative. The Ambulatory Surgery Center Participant must provide copies to the Commission upon request.
(5)Within 30 calendar days of receipt and acceptance of the participation agreement the Commission will issue a certificate establishing an Ambulatory surgery center Participant’s enrollment in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program. The Ambulatory surgery center Participant should conspicuously post the certificate in an area where patients are admitted.
(6)The Commission will maintain and update a website that lists all Ambulatory Surgery Center Participants.
Rule 325-025-0005 — Enrollment in the Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program,