Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 800 Ì518164.Î518164 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Braynon moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 88 - 94 4 and insert: 5 Section 3. Effective January 1, 2019, section 381.8175, 6 Florida Statutes, is created to read: 7 381.8175 STEMI registry.—The department shall establish a 8 statewide, centralized registry of persons who have symptoms 9 associated with ST-elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI). 10 (1)(a) All PCI-capable health care facilities in the state 11 shall report data consistent with nationally recognized 12 guidelines on the treatment of STEMI patients to the registry on 13 a quarterly basis. All other acute care hospitals and facilities 14 that are not PCI-capable are encouraged to and may report such 15 data, as applicable. For purposes of this paragraph, the term 16 “PCI-capable” means a health care facility that has the 17 equipment, expertise, and facilities to administer percutaneous 18 coronary intervention (PCI), a mechanical means of treating 19 heart attack patients. 20 (b) The state registry shall collect and maintain data 21 consistent with nationally recognized guidelines and measures 22 for STEMI heart attack patients. 23 (2) The department shall contract with a public or private 24 entity to maintain a statewide STEMI registry to ensure that the 25 information required under subsection (1) is maintained and 26 available for use to improve or modify the STEMI care system, 27 ensure compliance with standards, and monitor STEMI patient 28 outcomes. 29 (3) The department shall require the contracted entity to 30 use a nationally recognized platform to collect data on the 31 information required under subsection (1). The contracted entity 32 shall provide an annual report to the department beginning on 33 January 1, 2020, on the data collected. 34 (4) A civil, criminal, or administrative action may not be 35 brought against a person or health care provider participating 36 in good faith in the provision of information pursuant to this 37 section. A person or health care provider participating in the 38 provision of information pursuant to this section is immune from 39 civil or criminal liability and from any professional 40 disciplinary action which may arise from the provision of such 41 information. 42 (5) The department shall adopt rules to administer this 43 section. 44 Section 4. If any provision of this act or its application 45 to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity 46 does not affect other provisions or applications of the act 47 which can be given effect without the invalid provision or 48 application, and to this end the provisions of this act are 49 severable. 50 Section 5. Except as otherwise provided in this act, this 51 act shall take effect July 1, 2018. 52 53 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 54 And the title is amended as follows: 55 Delete lines 2 - 11 56 and insert: 57 An act relating to health; providing a short title; 58 amending s. 381.0038, F.S.; authorizing the Department 59 of Health to establish sterile needle and syringe 60 exchange pilot programs upon request from eligible 61 entities, rather than a single program established in 62 Miami-Dade County; specifying who may be designated to 63 operate a program; providing for the expiration of all 64 pilot programs; creating s. 381.8175, F.S.; directing 65 the department to establish a statewide, centralized 66 registry of persons who have symptoms associated with 67 ST-elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI); requiring 68 certain health care facilities to report STEMI cases 69 to the registry; defining the term “PCI-capable”; 70 requiring the department to contract with an entity to 71 maintain the registry; requiring the contracted entity 72 to provide reports to the department; providing 73 immunity from liability; requiring the department to 74 adopt rules; providing for severability; providing 75 effective dates.