mandatory reporting system

mandatory reporting system

A health event reporting system run by a state department of health which requires hospitals to report serious accidents and threats to patient safety.
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INTRODUCTIONEffective surveillance is the key to effective disease control in the community.1 Any epidemiological sur- veillance that is carried out through an appropriate and mandatory reporting system not only prevents a problem but can also successfully plan a control pro- gramme and ensure appropriate medical therapy.23 A Notifiable disease is one for which regular frequent and timely information regarding individual cases is considered necessary for the prevention and control of the disease.
Health care facilities were also notified of the upcoming mandatory reporting system in October 2011.
Bovett and the task force are calling for a mandatory reporting system between recyclers and local police, similar to that in the pawn shop industry.
The education campaign is part of a larger health care-associated infections initiative that includes the Committee on Healthcare Associated Infections, which was created by the state Legislature and is charged with advising the health department on the development, implementation, operation and monitoring of a mandatory reporting system for such infections in Connecticut.
The lack of any nationwide mandatory reporting system leads those with knowledge of the issue to suspect that the incidents are underreported.
" In order to do that we have said that it's important to price carbon emissions and have in place a mandatory reporting system," he said.
The PCMLTFA created a mandatory reporting system for suspected terrorist property, suspicious financial transactions, large cash transactions, large international electronic funds transfers, and cross-border movements of currency and monetary instruments totaling 10,000 Canadian dollars (approximately $9,000) or more.
Douglas Bierer, vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), Washington, D.C., who spoke at the seminar said CHPA's board of directors was supportive of legislation that would include a mandatory reporting system for serious adverse events for dietary supplements, preemption of state and local AER systems, and nondisclosure of individual records or names.
The lack of a mandatory reporting system hampers attempts by NHTSA to track pursuit fatalities and results in the collection of as little as one-half of the actual data.
The Government had introduced infection control teams to every hospital, minimum standards and a mandatory reporting system.
* Expanding the mandatory reporting system already in place by the Department of Veterans Affairs to the 500 Department of Defense hospitals and clinics.
Before setting up a mandatory reporting system, the process needs to be discussed and defined.
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