(20 ILCS 2310/2310-57)
Collecting information regarding hospital discharges and
surgery. The Department of Public Health shall establish a system for the
collection of data regarding hospital discharges and inpatient and outpatient
surgery performed at hospitals and licensed ambulatory surgical treatment
The Department may establish a system to provide data to hospitals required
for accreditation, including data required by the Joint Commission on
Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
The Department may adopt any rules necessary to carry out this function,
including reasonable fees for providing accreditation data. The Department
may contract with a vendor to collect any data required to be submitted to
the Department under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 92-597, eff. 6-28-02.)