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Final Project Source Notes (7)

Posted by mattieliz on February 6, 2009

Source Notes (7): Oregonians can now Compare Hospital Costs

Title: Oregonians can now Compare Hospital Costs

Summary: A non-profit website that provides comparisons of oregonians health care bills and other data for the state of Oregon. Governor Kulongoski is the first in the nation to provide this kind of information to the open public.

Topic: Universal health care

Category: Institutional (non-profit)

What is it?: A non-profit web site that provides health care statistics and comparisons of Oregon residents.

Publication Information: http://www.oregon.gov (Department of Human Services), August 27, 2008

Author: No author listed.

Location: http://www.oregon.gov/OHPPR/RSCH/comparehospitalcosts.shtml

Accessed: February 5, 2009

Support:

Oregon governor Ted Kulongloski; Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS);

Audience and Agenda: This web site is for Oregonians who are concerned about health care costs and provides research data on hospital costs and other costs. It makes it available to compare prices to others. This web site is commissioned by the Health Policy Commission, the Health Resource Commission, and the Health Services Commission.

Works cited:

http://www.oregon.gov/OHPPR/RSCH/comparehospitalcosts.shtml

“Oregonians can now Compare Hospital Costs.” Oregon Health Policy and Research. 27 Aug. 2008. Department of Human Services. 5 Feb. 2009 <http://www.oregon.gov/OHPPR/RSCH/comparehospitalcosts.shtml&gt;.

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