(1) board of directors with the responsibility for
governance, including financial oversight and authority to
designate or remove the chief executive officer;
(2) medical staff accountable to the board of directors
of the licensee and governed by a single set of medical
staff bylaws and associated rules and regulation of the
licensee, with responsibility for the quality of the
medical services provided by the licensee at the host
hospital side; and
(3) chief executive officer, accountable to the board
of directors of the licensee, with management
responsibility for the licensee's operations at the host
The host hospital and licensee shall be jointly responsible
for hospital licensing requirements relating to design and
construction, engineering and maintenance of the physical
plan, waste disposal, and fire safety.
(c) The licensee and host hospital shall notify the public
and patients through general signage and written notification
provided upon admission that services are provided at the host
hospital site by 2 separately licensed hospitals. The signage
shall specify which services are provided by the host hospital
or the licensee or both.
(d) One emergency department shall serve the host hospital.
Patients shall be notified that emergency services are provided
by the host hospital. Those patients that require admission
from the emergency department to a service that is operated by
the licensee shall be admitted according to the Emergency
Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act regulations and
transferred to the licensee. The admission, registration, and
consent form documents shall be specific to the licensee.
(e) The licensee and host hospital shall submit to the
Department a comprehensive plan describing the services and
operations of each facility or building and between the
licensee and host hospital, and how common services or
operations will be coordinated between the various locations.
Nothing in this Section relieves a hospital from the
requirements in the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act.
This Act takes effect upon