senate Bill S2514

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all hospitals to establish, utilize and complete a checklist for each intensive care medical procedure performed in the hospital

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jan 24, 2011 referred to health

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S2514 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4908
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10494

S2514 - Summary

Requires all hospitals to establish, utilize and complete a checklist for each intensive care medical procedure performed in the hospital.

S2514 - Sponsor Memo

S2514 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2514

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requiring  hospi-
  tals  to  establish  and utilize procedural medical checklists for the
  provision of all intensive care unit medical procedures

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 2803 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BY RULE OR REGULATION REQUIRE EVERY  HOSPI-
TAL  TO  ESTABLISH,  UTILIZE AND COMPLETE A CHECKLIST FOR EACH INTENSIVE
CARE UNIT MEDICAL PROCEDURE PERFORMED OR  OCCURRING  AT  SUCH  HOSPITAL.
SUCH  CHECKLISTS SHALL BE DESIGNED AND USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF REDUCING
INFECTIONS AND RELATED ILLNESSES, IMPROVING THE  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY  OF
PATIENTS,  AND  ENSURING THAT THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES, FACILI-
TIES AND PERSONNEL ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE  INTENSIVE  CARE
MEDICAL  PROCEDURE.  ALL SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL BE PROMULGATED
AND IMPLEMENTED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE  OF
THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05779-01-1

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