Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1406
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/19/2017           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
       (Powell) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 68 - 96
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 2. Section 395.30381, Florida Statutes, is created
    6  to read:
    7         395.30381Statewide stroke registry.—
    8         (1)Subject to a specific appropriation, the department
    9  shall contract with a private entity to establish and maintain a
   10  statewide stroke registry to ensure that the stroke performance
   11  measures required to be submitted under subsection (2) are
   12  maintained and available for use to improve or modify the stroke
   13  care system, ensure compliance with standards, and monitor
   14  stroke patient outcomes.
   15         (2)Each acute ready stroke center, primary stroke center,
   16  and comprehensive stroke center shall regularly report to the
   17  statewide stroke registry information specified by the
   18  department, including nationally recognized stroke performance
   19  measures.
   20         (3)The department shall require the contracted entity to
   21  use a nationally recognized platform to collect data from each
   22  stroke center on the stroke performance measures required in
   23  subsection (2). The contracted entity shall provide regular
   24  reports to the department on the data collected.
   25         (4)No liability of any kind or character for damages or
   26  other relief shall arise or be enforced against any acute ready
   27  stroke center, primary stroke center, or comprehensive stroke
   28  center by reason of having provided such information to the
   29  statewide stroke registry.
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   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete lines 6 - 14
   34  and insert:
   35         stroke centers; creating s. 395.30381, F.S.; requiring
   36         the department to contract with a private entity to
   37         establish and maintain a statewide stroke registry,
   38         subject to an appropriation; requiring stroke centers
   39         to provide certain information to the statewide stroke
   40         registry; requiring the contracted entity to use a
   41         nationally recognized platform to collect data;
   42         requiring the contracted entity to provide reports to
   43         the department on stroke performance measures;
   44         providing immunity from liability under certain
   45         circumstances; amending s. 395.3041, F.S.;