Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Stroke protocols for emergency services personnel. Requires the emergency medical services commission to: (1) adopt rules concerning protocols for the identification, transport, and treatment of stroke patients by personnel providing emergency medical services; and (2) adopt and distribute a nationally recognized stroke assessment tool to personnel providing emergency medical services. Requires the Indiana state department of health (department) to compile and maintain a list of: (1) certain certified stoke centers and hospitals; and (2) Indiana network participating hospitals. Requires certified hospitals to provide certain information to the department. Prohibits advertising that a facility is a stroke center or hospital unless Stroke protocols for emergency services personnel. Requires the emergency medical services commission to: (1) adopt rules concerning protocols for the identification, transport, and treatment of stroke patients by personnel providing emergency medical services; and (2) adopt and distribute a nationally recognized stroke assessment tool to personnel providing emergency medical services. Requires the Indiana state department of health (department) to compile and maintain a list of: (1) certain certified stoke centers and hospitals; and (2) Indiana network participating hospitals. Requires certified hospitals to provide certain information to the department. Prohibits advertising that a facility is a stroke center or hospital unless the facility is certified. ... View more