91st General Assembly
Summary of HB4346
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Short description: 
HOSP LIC-REPORT ADVERSE EVENTS                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Hospital Licensing Act.  Provides that in addition  to      
   any  other  requirements  of  law,  the Hospital Licensing Board shall      
   adopt rules by  July  1,  2000  that  develop  standardized  criteria,      
   standards,  procedures,  and  forms by which a hospital must report an      
   adverse event.  Provides that "adverse  event"  means  an  event  that      
   seriously  compromises  quality assurance or patient safety.  Provides      
   for review of the reports.  Provides that  the  Department  of  Public      
   Health  must submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly that      
   contains a statistical summary of the data on adverse events by  April      
   1 of each calendar year.  Effective immediately.                            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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