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The 2003 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
Chapter 395
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Section 395.404, Florida Statutes 2003

395.404  Review of trauma registry data; confidentiality and limited release.--

(1)  Each trauma center shall furnish, and all acute care hospitals shall furnish for department review, trauma registry data as prescribed by rule of the department for the purpose of monitoring patient outcome and ensuring compliance with the standards of approval.

(2)  Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 381.74, each trauma center and acute care hospital shall submit severe disability and head-injury registry data to the department as provided by rule. Each trauma center and acute care hospital shall continue to provide initial notification of persons who have severe disabilities and head injuries to the Department of Health within timeframes provided in chapter 413. Such initial notification shall be made in the manner prescribed by the Department of Health for the purpose of providing timely vocational rehabilitation services to the severely disabled or head-injured person.

(3)  Trauma registry data obtained pursuant to this section are confidential and exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. However, the department may provide such trauma registry data to the person, trauma center, pediatric trauma referral center, hospital, emergency medical service provider, local or regional trauma agency, medical examiner, or other entity from which the data were obtained. The department may also use or provide trauma registry data for purposes of research in accordance with the provisions of chapter 405.

History.--s. 7, ch. 87-399; s. 3, ch. 88-186; s. 1, ch. 88-303; s. 10, ch. 90-344; ss. 41, 98, ch. 92-289; s. 3, ch. 94-324; s. 4, ch. 95-387; s. 28, ch. 95-398; s. 219, ch. 96-406; s. 16, ch. 2000-153; s. 21, ch. 2002-22.

Note.--Former s. 395.035.

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