Health Care Facilities

ORS 441.695
Conduct of investigation


In investigating all complaints under ORS 441.690 (Complainant may accompany investigator), the investigator shall:

(1)

Interview all available witnesses identified by any sources as having personal knowledge relevant to the complaint;

(2)

Make personal inspection of all physical circumstances that are relevant and material to the complaint and which are susceptible of objective observation;

(3)

Not decline to interview a witness or consider the testimony of the witness solely because the witness is neither a health care professional nor an employee of the facility; and

(4)

Write a report which includes:

(a)

The investigator’s personal observations;

(b)

A review of documents and records;

(c)

A summary of all witness statements; and

(d)

A statement of the basis for the finding. [1981 c.241 §2]

Law Review Citations

18 WLR 135 (1982)

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963


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