Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 21, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9060
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S9060 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S9060 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9060 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to medical records software and quality software management systems restrictions and prohi- bitions PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This act will help ensure that established best practices in medicine are scrupulously followed and documented in real time by healthcare practitioners for legal and medical posterity. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 25 to read as follows: § 25. Medical records software and quality software management systems restrictions and prohibitions. No medical records software or quality software management systems shall permit the alter-
2019-S9060 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9060 I N S E N A T E October 21, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to medical records software and quality software management systems restrictions and prohibitions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 25 to read as follows: § 25. MEDICAL RECORDS SOFTWARE AND QUALITY SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITIONS. NO MEDICAL RECORDS SOFTWARE OR QUALITY SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SHALL PERMIT: 1. FALSIFICATION OF A MEDICAL RECORD, MEDICAL PROCEDURE OR OTHER LIVE FILE IN ANY HEALTH CARE FACILITY BY LOGGING IN AS ANOTHER USER AND DOING ACTIVITY UNDER THE OTHER USER'S PROFILE; 2. IMPORTING MEDICAL PROCEDURES THAT COULD CREATE A FALSE DATE HISTORY OF WHEN SUCH PROCEDURE WAS UPLOADED AND/OR APPROVED AND BY WHOM; 3. BACKDATING OF ANY RECORDS OR THE ALTERING OF REAL-TIME, COMPUTER- GENERATED TIME STAMPS; 4. MERGING USER PROFILES THAT COULD OBSCURE USER IDENTITIES BY ASSIGN- ING LOGGED ACTIVITIES OF ONE USER ACCOUNT TO ANOTHER; 5. DISPLAYING USER PASSWORDS IN PLAIN TEXT TO ANY OTHER PERSON EXCEPT THE USER; 6. IMPORTING ANY DOCUMENT REQUIRING MEDICAL DIRECTOR APPROVAL WITHOUT THE EXPRESS APPROVAL OF A MEDICAL DIRECTOR; 7. IMPORTING ANY DOCUMENT OR PROCEDURE WITHOUT THE OVERSIGHT OF AT LEAST ONE OTHER REGISTERED USER; 8. IMPORTING FILES FROM ONE SYSTEM TO ANOTHER WITHOUT A NEW SYSTEM GENERATED TIME-STAMPED REVIEW AND APPROVAL; AND 9. HISTORICALLY ALTERING PROCEDURES TO IMPLY THAT A MEDICAL DIRECTOR CONDUCTED MANDATED PERIODIC REVIEWS WHEN SUCH PERSON DID NOT. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen- tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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