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Patient and provider

The Public Health Division is committed to supporting safe health care for all Oregonians.

Vision: Patients in Oregon are safe in all interactions with the health care delivery system.

Mission: To provide leadership, information and skills, support and resources to health care providers and patients so that they can ensure patient safety

Public Health Officer Certification 

Projects with the Patient Safety Commission

  • Oregon Consortium of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Project - support for the spread of best practices statewide
  • Written notification survey for hospital participants
  • Strategy for measuring statewide patient safety
  • Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Infection Control Project (Oct. 2010-Dec. 2011)

Patients and Families

Information for patients and families about:

  • How to be active participants in their own care
  • How to contribute to better and safer care


For more information please contact:

Dana Selover MD, MPH

Health Care Regulation & Quality Improvement

800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 305

Portland, OR 97232

Voice: (971) 673-0540