DAR File No. 40761

This notice was published in the October 1, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Health, Administration

Rule R380-210

Health Care Facilities Patient Safety Program

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 40761
Filed: 09/13/2016 10:13:09 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

This rule exists under the Utah Public Health Authority to protect Utah citizens from adverse events, to facilitate quality improvement and to provide public transparency using hospital discharge data for adverse event and adverse drug event trends under Subsections 26-1-30(2)(a), 26-1-30(2)(b), 26-1-30(2)(d), 26-1-30(2)(e), and 26-1-30(2)(g), and Section 26-3-8.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No written comments have been received to date.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

Hospital discharge data as one of the data sources for analyzing patient safety events is necessary since the All Payer Claims Database (APCD) does not have all outpatient claims. The agency is working toward including the APCD data sources for more robust analysis of patient safety events particularly in the area of adverse drug events. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

288 N 1460 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3231

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Iona Thraen at the above address, by phone at 801-273-6643, by FAX at 801-273-4150, or by Internet E-mail at ithraen@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Joseph Miner, Executive Director

Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2016/b20161001.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Iona Thraen at the above address, by phone at 801-273-6643, by FAX at 801-273-4150, or by Internet E-mail at ithraen@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.