(225 ILCS 25/34)
(from Ch. 111, par. 2334)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2016)
Confidential information - Disclosure.
In all hearings
conducted under this Act, information received,
pursuant to law, relating to any information acquired by a dentist or dental
hygienist in attending any patient in a professional character, and necessary
to professionally serve such patient, shall be deemed strictly confidential
and shall only be made available, either as part of the record of a hearing
hereunder or otherwise: (1) when such record is required, in its entirety,
for purposes of judicial review pursuant to this Act; or (2) upon the
express, written consent of the patient, or in the case of his or her death
or disability, his or her personal representative.
(Source: P.A. 84-365