71-4204. Designation of hospitals; department; duties.

The department shall designate hospitals as comprehensive stroke centers, primary stroke centers, and acute stroke-ready hospitals based on certification from the American Heart Association, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, or another nationally recognized, guidelines-based organization that provides certification for stroke care, as such certification existed on July 21, 2016. The department shall compile and maintain a list of such hospitals and post the list on the department’s web site. Before June 1 of each year, the department shall send the list to the physician medical director of each emergency medical service licensed pursuant to the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act.

Source:Laws 2016, LB722, § 4.

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