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Health Care Facilities and Providers

Providing health care involves working within a complex system of state and federal agencies and many other community partners.

It is important for health care providers to know what is expected of them and which resources are available to assist them in meeting those expectations. Licensing and certification of health care facilities is critical to ensuring that established standards are met by hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, hospice programs and other health care facilities. Rules and regulations are developed by multi-stakeholder advisory groups to ensure that Oregonians receive safe, high quality health care.

Patient Safety

The Public Health Division is committed to supporting safe health care for all Oregonians ensuring patients in Oregon are safe in all interactions with the health care delivery system.