(410 ILCS 245/4)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5704)
Report; contents, filing, availability for research and public inspection.
(1) The report prescribed in Section 3 shall be designated a Reye's Syndrome
report and shall contain information which the Director considers necessary
to identify, locate, and investigate the occurrence, frequency, incidence,
cause, effect, and prognosis of Reye's Syndrome, and other relevant data
and findings with respect thereto.
(2) The Director shall promulgate rules regarding the form, content, and
manner of filing the report prescribed in Section 3, which shall be submitted
to the department unless otherwise prescribed by the Director. Any such
rules promulgated by the Director shall contain a specific provision guaranteeing
the maintenance of the physician-patient privilege.
(3) A report or other data relating to Reye's Syndrome which discloses
the identity of an individual who was reported as having Reye's Syndrome
shall be made available only to persons who demonstrate a need for the report
or other data which is essential to health related research. No report or
data or portion of such data which discloses the identity of the individual
shall be made available to the public.
(4) Nothing in this Section shall mandate the Department to investigate
or otherwise follow-up any reported incidence of Reye's Syndrome.
(Source: P.A. 82-501.)