Vital Statistics

ORS 432.500

As used in ORS 432.510 (Cancer and tumor registry system) to 432.550 (Action for damages) and 432.900 (Civil penalty):


“Clinical laboratory” means a facility where microbiological, serological, chemical, hematological, immunohematological, immunological, toxicological, cytogenetical, exfoliative cytological, histological, pathological or other examinations are performed on material derived from the human body, for the purpose of diagnosis, prevention of disease or treatment of patients by physicians, dentists and other persons who are authorized by license to diagnose or treat humans.


“Health care facility” means a hospital, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), an ambulatory surgical center, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), or any other facility in which patients are diagnosed or provided treatment for cancer or benign or borderline tumors of the brain and central nervous system.


“Practitioner” means any person whose professional license allows the person to diagnose or treat cancer in patients. [1995 c.585 §1; 2001 c.104 §154; 2003 c.14 §243; 2003 c.269 §1; 2009 c.595 §618; 2009 c.792 §35; 2011 c.720 §191; 2017 c.101 §35]
Note: 432.500 (Definitions) to 432.570 (No requirement or prohibition regarding operation of separate cancer and tumor registry) and 432.900 (Civil penalty) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 432 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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