The Department of Health services may designate parts of the state as Parkinson's disease incidence reporting areas and establish regional disease registries. The registries must provide designated disease incidence data to the Department.
The director must designate Parkinson's disease as a disease that must be reported in reporting areas. All cases of Parkinson's disease in the reporting area must be reported to the department's designated representative.
Data collected by the Newborn Hearing Screening tracking system obtained directly from the medical records of the newborn or infant shall be for the confidential use of the department and for other entities that the department determines are necessary to carry out the intent of the reporting and tracking system.
Hospitals participating in the Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Pilot Program must provide quarterly reports to the State Department of Public Health and the oversight committee. The quarterly reports will include patient information relating to the number of elective PCI procedures performed, the interventionalists performing elective PCI procedures, and the outcomes of those procedures.
OSHPD shall collect the following health facility or clinical data for use by all state agencies: data required as per 127285, data required in Medi-Cal cost reports, and data items formerly required by CHFC. Information collected under 128735(g), 128736, and 128737 shall be available to the Department of Health Services and the Department shall ensure that the patient's rights to confidentiality are preserved.
The office shall post on its website health facility reports, patient discharge reports, Ambulatory Surgery Data Records, Emergency Care Data Records, quarterly financial and utilization reports, and risk-adjusted outcome reports and make available a copy of such reports to any person, unless the office determines that an individual's confidentiality rights would be violated.
The California Health and Human Services Agency, one of its departments, or a state-designated entity shall execute tasks related to funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for health information technology and exchange; and facilitate and expand the use and disclosure of health information electronically among organizations according to nationally recognized standards and implementation specifications while protecting, to the greatest extent possible, individual privacy and the confidentiality of electronic medical records.