TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER f: EMERGENCY SERVICES AND HIGHWAY SAFETY
PART 515 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, TRAUMA CENTER, COMPREHENSIVE STROKE CENTER, PRIMARY STROKE CENTER AND ACUTE STROKE READY HOSPITAL CODE
SECTION 515.350 DATA COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION


 

Section 515.350  Data Collection and Submission

 

a)         A run report shall be completed by each vehicle service provider for every emergency pre-hospital or inter-hospital transport and for refusal of care.

 

1)         One copy shall be left with the receiving hospital emergency department, trauma center or health care facility before leaving this facility.

 

2)         Each Resource Hospital shall designate or approve a single form to be used by all of its vehicle providers.  It shall be a form that contains the minimum prescribed data elements listed in Section 515.Appendix E of this Part.

 

b)         All non-transport vehicle providers shall document all medical care provided and shall submit the documentation to the EMS System within 24 hours. The Resource Hospital shall review all medical care provided by non-transport vehicles and shall provide a report to the Department upon request.

 

c)         The ambulance provider shall submit the run report data to the Resource Hospital.  Each Resource Hospital shall submit a data report to the Department on March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 of each year, covering run report data from the preceding quarter.  The report shall be in one of the following formats:

 

1)         Copies of a scannable run report form, or

 

2)         A data diskette containing the prescribed data elements.

 

A)        The data elements shall be in a format compatible with the Department's data base input specifications, and

 

B)        Department review and approval of data format compatibility is required prior to submission.

 

d)         When computer technology is available, each Resource Hospital shall develop and implement a mechanism for linking pre-hospital and inter-hospital run reports with emergency department, trauma center and admission records from the hospitals that receive emergency patients within the System.  This mechanism shall facilitate tracking of case outcomes for purposes of internal quality control, medical study and improvement of both adult and pediatric patients.

 

(Source:  Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 16386, effective December 20, 2001)