1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Health
  4. Article 29-D: Health Information and Quality Improvement
  5. Title 2: Quality Improvement

Section 2998-B Safety goals

Public Health (PBH)

1. The center shall:

  (a) Promote the development and dissemination or regional and statewide performance information, and efforts by health care organizations, health plans, health care providers and health care professionals to participate in voluntary, cooperative efforts to improve patient safety and health care quality, consistent with state law;

  (b) Utilize the information collected pursuant to this title to recommend statewide medical safety goals and track the progress of health care providers in meeting these safety goals;

  (c) Develop programs to assure the validity of statewide data reporting systems, including the use of random audit;

  (d) Analyze and report on health care performance of health care providers and health care professionals in New York state pursuant to this title; and