(410 ILCS 522/10-5)
The sole purpose of this Law is to establish an adverse health care event reporting system designed to facilitate quality improvement in the health care system through communication and collaboration between the Department and health care facilities. The reporting system established under this Law shall not be designed or, except as provided in this Law, used to punish errors or to investigate or take disciplinary action against health care facilities, health care practitioners, or health care facility employees.
(Source: P.A. 94-242, eff. 7-18-05.)