192.737. 1. The department of health and senior services shall establish and maintain an information registry and reporting system for the purpose of data collection and needs assessment of brain and spinal cord injured persons in this state.
2. Reports of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries shall be filed with the department by a treating physician or his designee within seven days of identification. The attending physician of any patient with traumatic brain or spinal cord injury who is in the hospital shall provide in writing to the chief administrative officer the information required to be reported by this section. The chief administrative officer of the hospital shall then have the duty to submit the required reports.
3. Reporting forms and the manner in which the information is to be reported shall be provided by the department. Such reports shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following information: name, age, and residence of the injured person, the date and cause of the injury, the initial diagnosis and such other information as required by the department.
(L. 1986 H.B. 1243 § 2, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)
Missouri General Assembly