Current as of: 2009
Acts 2004, No. 248, §1, eff. June 15, 2004; Acts 2006, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 35, §4, eff. March 1, 2006; Acts 2006, No. 442, §3, eff. June 15, 2006.
As used in this Chapter the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) "Board" means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network Board.
(2) "Department" means the Department of Health and Hospitals.
(4) "Network" means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network.
(3) "Louisiana Emergency Response Network" (LERN) means the statewide system of regional trauma-patient care that is an organized, seamless, coordinated effort among each component of care including pre-hospital, acute care, post-acute care, rehabilitation, and injury prevention in a defined geographic area which provides access to local health systems for time-sensitive patient care treatment and is integrated with local public health systems and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.Prev | Next
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