(410 ILCS 335/5)
In this Act:
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Health care professional" means a physician licensed to practice
medicine in all its branches, a physician assistant who has been delegated the
provision of health services by his or her supervising physician, or an
practice registered nurse who has a written collaborative agreement with a
collaborating physician that authorizes the provision of health services.
"Health care facility" or "facility" means any hospital or other
institution that is licensed or otherwise authorized to deliver health care
"Health care services" means any prenatal medical care or labor or
delivery services to a pregnant woman and her newborn infant, including
(Source: P.A. 93-566, eff. 8-20-03; 94-910, eff. 6-23-06.)