Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.5295
Duty of Division to establish and maintain Registry; gifts, donations, bequests and grants.


1.

The Division shall:

(a)

Establish and maintain the Stroke Registry to compile information and statistics concerning the treatment of patients who suffer from strokes. The information and statistics must align with the consensus measures prescribed by the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The Division may request the input, advice and assistance of the Advisory Council on the State Program for Wellness and the Prevention of Chronic Disease established pursuant to NRS 439.518 concerning the establishment and maintenance of the Registry.

(b)

Use, as the data platform for the Registry, the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke data management platform established by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association or a similar data management platform with substantially equivalent security standards for data.

(c)

To the extent practicable to avoid redundancy, coordinate with nonprofit organizations involved in stroke treatment and research concerning the collection and maintenance of data in the Registry.

(d)

Encourage the reporting of data to the Registry by medical facilities, including, without limitation, hospitals certified as acute stroke-ready hospitals by the Joint Commission, providers of health care and providers of emergency medical services that treat patients who suffer from strokes, including, without limitation, those that are not required to submit information to the Registry pursuant to NRS 449.203.

(e)

Using guidelines prescribed by a nationally recognized organization involved in stroke treatment and research, determine which data may be reported to the Registry. Such data must include, without limitation, the consensus measures prescribed by the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Registry of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

(f)

Make aggregated data from the Registry available to each medical facility, provider of health care and provider of emergency medical services that treats patients who suffer from strokes in this State.

2.

The Division may apply for and accept any gift, donation, bequest, grant or other source of money to carry out the provisions of NRS 439.5291 to 439.5297, inclusive.

3.

As used in this section, data management platform means a centralized computing system for collecting, integrating and managing data.
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