Title 26 Chapter 8a Section 250

Utah Health Code
Utah Emergency Medical Services System Act
Section 250
Establishment of statewide trauma system.


26-8a-250.   Establishment of statewide trauma system.

            The department shall establish and actively supervise a statewide trauma system to:

            (1) promote optimal care for trauma patients;

            (2) alleviate unnecessary death and disability from trauma and emergency illness;

            (3) inform health care providers about trauma system capabilities;

            (4) encourage the efficient and effective continuum of patient care, including prevention, prehospital care, hospital care, and rehabilitative care; and

            (5) minimize the overall cost of trauma care.

Enacted by Chapter 305, 2000 General Session