S02434 Summary:

BILL NOS02434
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06706
 
SPONSORGIANARIS
 
COSPNSRKRUEGER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd S2803, Pub Health L
 
Requires all hospitals to establish, utilize and complete a checklist for each intensive care medical procedure performed in the hospital.
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S02434 Actions:

BILL NOS02434
 
01/23/2015REFERRED TO HEALTH
01/06/2016REFERRED TO HEALTH
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S02434 Memo:

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S02434 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2434
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 23, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, KRUEGER -- 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:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 2803 of the public health law is amended by  adding
     2  a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
     3    11.  The commissioner shall by rule or regulation require every hospi-
     4  tal to establish, utilize and complete a checklist  for  each  intensive
     5  care  unit  medical  procedure  performed or occurring at such hospital.
     6  Such checklists shall be designed and used for the purposes of  reducing
     7  infections  and  related  illnesses,  improving the health and safety of
     8  patients, and ensuring that the necessary equipment,  supplies,  facili-
     9  ties  and  personnel are available for the conduct of the intensive care
    10  medical procedure.  All such rules and regulations shall be  promulgated
    11  and  implemented within one hundred eighty days of the effective date of
    12  this subdivision.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07815-01-5
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