(210 ILCS 50/3.195)
Data Collection and Evaluation.
(a) The Department shall develop and administer an
emergency medical services data collection system. Nothing
in this Section shall be construed to empower the Department
to specify the form of internal recordkeeping.
(b) The confidentiality of patient records shall
be maintained in accordance with State and federal regulations
on confidentiality of records.
(c) The Department shall develop parameters by
which the availability and quality of emergency medical care can
be evaluated to assure a reasonable standard of performance
by individuals and organizations providing such services.
(d) EMS Medical Directors shall have the authority
to require System participants to provide data to the System in
addition to that required by the Department.
Participants shall not be required to submit financial information that is
proprietary in nature and unrelated to the scope or purposes of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-177, eff. 7-19-95.)