(210 ILCS 50/3.195)
    Sec. 3.195. Data Collection and Evaluation.
    (a) The Department shall develop and administer an emergency medical services data collection system. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to empower the Department to specify the form of internal recordkeeping.
    (b) The confidentiality of patient records shall be maintained in accordance with State and federal regulations on confidentiality of records.
    (c) The Department shall develop parameters by which the availability and quality of emergency medical care can be evaluated to assure a reasonable standard of performance by individuals and organizations providing such services.
    (d) EMS Medical Directors shall have the authority to require System participants to provide data to the System in addition to that required by the Department. Participants shall not be required to submit financial information that is proprietary in nature and unrelated to the scope or purposes of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-177, eff. 7-19-95.)