UNDERSTANDING THE DATA

Below you will find information to help you understand the data presented on this site.


About the Financial and Utilization Data

The utilization and financial data presented in this report is taken from the Oregon DATABANK Program. DATABANK is a state-mandated monthly hospital data program administered by Apprise Health Insights in collaboration with the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research (OHPR).

Please note that all DATABANK data is self-reported by the hospital and represents a twelve-month calendar year. Accuracy is the responsibility of the reporting hospitals and is reviewed prior to the release by Apprise and staff at each hospital.

When reviewing the profile pages, the following notes may be helpful:

Oregon Community Hospital Report

Since 2009, Apprise Health Insights has published an annual report on hospitals' finance and utilization data entitled "Oregon Community Hospital Report." An important tool for Oregon's citizens, policy makers, and the media, the report give insights into the operations of one of our state's most valuable assets--our hospitals. Below you will find the 2015 edition of the Oregon Community Hospital Report as well as archived versions of prior years' editions. Note: The data in the past three years of reports is available on this website, with more interactive tools. 

What are Hospital Types?

All of the hospitals you find on this site are acute care community hospitals. They provide inpatient and outpatient medical and nursing care for patients in their communities.

There are several types of acute care hospitals in Oregon.