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Trauma Statutes and Rules
Oregon Revised Statutes

ORS 431.607 is the law (statute) that pertains to the Oregon Trauma System. You can view the statute on the Oregon State Legislature website: scroll down to ORS 431.607 pertaining to Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems. 

Statutes regarding patient confidentiality:
  • ORS 41 - see ORS 41.675 - 41.685 regarding confidentiality of patient records in general
  • ORS 431 - see ORS 431.627(4)(a) regarding confidentiality under the Oregon Trauma System

Oregon Administrative Rules
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division has permanently amended Oregon Administrative Rules 333-200 and 333-205 relating to trauma hospital categorization and trauma hospital resource standards. Final rules have been filed with the Secretary of State's office and are effective January 1, 2016. Trauma hospitals and Area Trauma Advisory Boards will have until January 1, 2017 to comply with revised standards.
PDF DocumentTrauma Categorization and Resource Standard Revised Rule Changes - Fact Sheet
PDF DocumentExhibit 1 - Oregon Trauma System Area Map
PDF DocumentExhibit 2 - Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients
PDF DocumentExhibit 3 - Oregon Hospital Trauma Team Activation Criteria
PDF DocumentExhibit 4 - Oregon Trauma Hospital Resource Standards
PDF DocumentExhibit 5 - Oregon Criteria for Consideration of Transfer to a Level I or Level II Trauma Center