TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER g: GRANTS TO DENTAL AND MEDICAL STUDENTS
PART 590 FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENCY CODE
SECTION 590.400 DATA ELEMENTS USED IN DESIGNATION PROCESS
Section 590.400 Data Elements Used in Designation Process
a) Population counts and demographic information describing a rational area are available in the most recently published decennial population census prepared by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
b) Information regarding physicians practicing in an area is collected by Department staff. Such information includes specialty, practice locations, amount of time in practice per week, and approximate or exact age of physician.
c) Full-time-equivalencies for primary care physicians are calculated comparing a physician's office hours per week to that reported nationally by the American Medical Association (see Section 590.20).
d) The number of obstetricians providing patient care in a particular year in Illinois will be obtained from the American Medical Association's Center for Health Policy Research.
e) The number of live births in a particular year in Illinois will be obtained from the Department.
(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 14089, effective August 4, 2011)