2020 Election Update

Oregon General Election Update November 4, 2020 We don’t know who will be elected President of the United States at this time, but we do know that Oregon Democrats will retake control of all statewide offices with the election of Sen. Shemia Fagan to the Secretary of State’s Office. She replaces Bev Clarno, a Republican, … Continue reading 2020 Election Update

Published PPE data is now available by facility online

In a win for OR-ACEP, PPE inventory data will now be publicly available. Check to see where your hospital stands now. The Oregon Health Authority has now published PPE data by hospital facility as recommended by the Workgroup on PPE Guidance for Non-Emergency and Elective Procedures. This data can be found on the fourth tab of … Continue reading Published PPE data is now available by facility online

Changes to Adolescent Suicide Reporting (ORS 441.750)

Oregon Revised Statute 441.750 requires hospitals to report statistical information to the Public Health Division about patients under 18 years of age who have attempted suicide. The Public Health Division has developed, in partnership with Oregon hospital emergency departments, a new electronic data reporting system known as ESSENCE that can now be used to gather … Continue reading Changes to Adolescent Suicide Reporting (ORS 441.750)