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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

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Event Date:6/14/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Item Name Start Time Duration Webcast
Joint Committee on Public Health - Public Hearing 6/14/2011
10:00 AM
02:35:00 Recorded
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Patient Safety, Quality of Care, Adverse Event Management and Provider Liability Policies

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Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1078 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1078) of Lewis, Jehlen, Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote patient engagement in health care decisions [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Harriette L. Chandler
2 S1088 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1088) of James B. Eldridge and Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act providers. Public Health. James B. Eldridge
3 S1090 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1090) of Eldridge and Kocot for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners [Joint Committee on Public Health]. James B. Eldridge
4 S1095 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1095) of Fargo for legislation to provide for the autonomy for hospital medical staffs [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Susan C. Fargo
5 S1101 By Ms. Flanagan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1101) of Flanagan, Barrows and Timilty for legislation to establish a voluntary rehabilitation program for pharmacist and pharmacy interns [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Jennifer L. Flanagan
6 S1113 By Mr. Kennedy, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1113) of Kennedy for legislation relative to truth in advertising [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Thomas P. Kennedy
7 S1116 By Mr. Kennedy, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to encourage quality reviews and reduce costs in health care [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Thomas P. Kennedy
8 S1136 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1136) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to shorten the time period for reporting disciplinary actions taken against physicians. Public Health. Richard T. Moore
9 S1143 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1143) of Moore for legislation relative to robotic surgery in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
10 S1144 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to technical changes pertaining to the Board of Registration in Medicine. Public Health. Richard T. Moore
11 S1147 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME], a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1147) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to volunteer physicians. Public Health. Richard T. Moore
12 S1148 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1148) of Moore for legislation to require hospitals to notify patients of physician discipline [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
13 S1150 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of Richard T. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Cory Atkins, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the delivery of health care [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
14 S1155 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Tarr, Spilka, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
15 S1162 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1162) of Richard J. Ross, George Ross, James J. Dwyer and Todd M. Smola for legislation relative to medical malpractice [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard J. Ross
16 S1176 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1176) of Tolman for legislation to assure safe, humane care of day surgery patients [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Steven A. Tolman
17 S1178 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1178) of Tolman for legislation relative to investigations by boards of registration in medicine, nursing and psychologists [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Steven A. Tolman
18 H593 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 593) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health. Sean Garballey
19 H597 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 597) of William N. Brownsberger and others that the Advisory Council on Radiation Protection be directed to investigate the use of computed tomography (CT) scans. Public Health. Stephen Kulik
20 H608 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 608) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the sterilization of surgery rooms and intensive care units. Public Health. Elizabeth A. Poirier
21 H613 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Public Health develop "checklists of care" for hospitals to prevent medical errors and reduce infection rates. Public Health. Denise Provost
22 H614 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen and Kay Khan for legislation to promulgate regulations requiring Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (“MRSA”) screening of high-risk patients. Public Health. Denise Provost
23 H633 By Mr. Walsh of Boston (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 633) of Bill Trabucco relative to the video and audio recording of certain surgeries. Public Health. Martin J. Walsh
24 H1488 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1488) of Jonathan Hecht for legislation to require health care facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health to file reports of certain blood transfusions and incidents of lung injuries. Public Health. Jonathan Hecht
25 H1495 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1495) of Kay Khan and others promoting patient engagement in health care decisions. Public Health. Kay Khan
26 H1519 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1519) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to medical peer review and patient safety. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
27 H1533 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1533) of Joyce A. Spiliotis relative to emergency medical services training. Public Health. Joyce A. Spiliotis
28 H2339 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2339) of Garrett J. Bradley repealing the medical peer review statute. Public Health. Garrett J. Bradley
29 H2340 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2340) of Garrett J. Bradley relative to records of medical peer review committees. Public Health. Garrett J. Bradley
30 H2363 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2363) of Louis L. Kafka for legislation to provide for the autonomy of hospital medical staffs. Public Health. Louis L. Kafka
31 H2374 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to the establishment of a special task force (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation of issues relating to the practice of defensive medicine in the Commonwealth. Public Health. Alice Hanlon Peisch
32 H2380 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2380) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and others for legislation to eliminate the duplication of unnecessary diagnostic services performed on patients by other hospitals or diagnostic facilities. Public Health. Joyce A. Spiliotis
33 H2381 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2381) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to reduce preventable hospital readmissions. Public Health. Joyce A. Spiliotis

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