(20 ILCS 3934/10)
Taskforce duties; membership.
(a) The EHR Taskforce shall create a plan for the development and utilization of electronic health records (EHR) in the State in order to improve the quality of patient care, increase the efficiency of health care practice, improve safety, and reduce health care errors. The EHR plan shall provide policy guidance for application for federal, State, or private grants to phase in utilization of EHR by health care providers.
(b) The Taskforce shall include representatives of physicians, hospitals, pharmacies and long-term health care facilities, academic health care centers, payors, patients and consumers, and information technology providers.
(c) The Taskforce shall prepare and submit a report on the EHR plan to the General Assembly by December 31, 2006.
(Source: P.A. 94-646, eff. 8-22-05.)