senate Bill S7173

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of obstetric hemorrhage protocols

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2020 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.97
Jan 10, 2020 referred to rules

S7173 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9520
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-n, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.4498-A & A.6962-A)

S7173 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes obstetric hemorrhage protocols.

S7173 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7173 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7173

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 the  establishment
  of obstetric hemorrhage protocols

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of  section  2803-n  of  the
public  health  law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending
the public health law relating to the establishment of obstetric  hemor-
rhage  protocols, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4498-A and
A.  6962-A, is amended and a new subdivision  3  is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  (c)  (i)  [The  commissioner  shall  provide  guidance to hospitals on
obstetric hemorrhage protocols, in consultation with  clinical  experts,
and  develop  or  identify  an  existing toolkit on obstetric hemorrhage
management, which may include a hemorrhage care checklist   for  use  by
hospitals  as part of the protocols and guidance on simulation training.
The commissioner shall report to the temporary president of  the  senate
and the speaker of the assembly on data reported to the department under
this  paragraph  within  two years from the effective date of this para-
graph, and every two years thereafter.
  (ii)] The hospital shall adopt, implement[,] AND  periodically  update
[and  submit  to  the  department]  standard protocols for management of
obstetric hemorrhage. Such protocols shall address early recognition and
assessment[,] AND readiness to respond in a  multidisciplinary  manner[,
and  data  reporting  to the department sufficient for the department to
monitor and report pursuant to this  paragraph].  Such  protocols  shall
utilize risk assessment tools such as the toolkit established or identi-
fied  by the department under [this paragraph] SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS
SECTION and shall include a response plan providing for the  triage  and
transfer to higher level facilities if needed.
  (II)  THE HOSPITAL SHALL MAINTAIN AND FURNISH PROTOCOLS FOR MANAGEMENT
OF OBSTETRIC HEMORRHAGE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH  (I)  OF  THIS
PARAGRAPH TO THE DEPARTMENT, IMMEDIATELY UPON REQUEST.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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