Oregon MDC

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.

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