Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1406
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/27/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Powell) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 76 - 94
    4  and insert:
    5  and comprehensive stroke center shall submit to the department
    6  patient care quality assurance proceedings, records, or reports
    7  associated with any treatment or service provided to a person
    8  suffering a stroke. Such information shall be used to evaluate
    9  stroke care system effectiveness, ensure compliance with
   10  standards established pursuant to s. 395.3038, and monitor
   11  patient outcomes.
   12         (2)The department shall establish a statewide stroke
   13  registry to ensure that patient care quality assurance
   14  proceedings, records, and reports required to be submitted under
   15  subsection (1) are maintained and available for use to improve
   16  or modify the stroke care system, ensure compliance with
   17  standards, and monitor stroke patient outcomes. The department
   18  may contract with a private entity to establish and maintain the
   19  registry. No liability of any kind or character for damages or
   20  other relief shall arise or be enforced against any acute ready
   21  stroke center, primary stroke center, or comprehensive stroke
   22  center