TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.1540 AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION


 

Section 690.1540  Availability of Information

 

a)         The Department will use information in the XDRO Registry for the following purposes:

 

1)         To provide appropriate information to a physician or institution providing care  or treatment to a person;

 

2)         To alert health care facilities of the admission of a patient with an XDRO infection; and

 

3)         To assess the burden of XDROs in health care facilities located in Illinois.

 

b)         The Department will maintain the confidentiality of information in the XDRO Registry that would identify individual patients.  The Department will handle confidentiality of XDRO Registry information as set forth in Section 690.200(d).

 

c)         The Department may release summary statistics from the XDRO Registry to highlight or prevent a population based public health problem or to highlight the State or regional burden of XDROs.  Any summary statistics released by the Department will not reveal the identity of the reporting health care facility or a patient.   

 

d)         The availability of XDRO Registry information will be in accordance with the Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code  840.30(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (j) and (k)).

 

(Source:  Added at 37 Ill. Reg. 12063, effective July 15, 2013)