Oregon MDC

Hospitals submit discharge and clinical data files to the OMDC on a monthly basis. Hospitals may also choose to submit additional supplemental data files to the OMDC for the calculation of additional measures.

Yes. A Participation and Business Associate Agreement defines the legal, security and confidentiality requirements to be implemented by Q Corp, CMQCC, and the hospital.

All data submissions, linkage and reporting takes place via the OMDC’s secure web-based tool, housed in dedicated server environments maintained by Stanford University’s School of Medicine, Information, Resources and Technology (Med-IRT) Group. Using state-of-the-art encryption technology, patient-level data is fully secured and visible only to authorized staff from the hospital of submission. 

Not at this time. Q Corp and CMQCC are continuing to explore the feasibility of allowing access to non-hospital users.

Yes, participation fees are updated annually and the latest fees can be found on the Q Corp website: http://q-corp.org/reports/omdc

The Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp) manages the OMDC on behalf of the Oregon Perinatal Collaborative (OPC). The OPC is a multi-stakeholder collaborative, which includes representation from the clinical community, hospitals, state agencies, the March of Dimes and other key stakeholders.