50-6-404. Duties of trauma care committee. The trauma care committee provided for in 2-15-2216 shall:
(1) provide recommendations and guidance to the department concerning:
(a) trauma care, including suggestions for changes to the statewide trauma care system;
(b) the implementation of a hospital data collection system; and
(c) the design and implementation of a statewide and regional quality improvement system for trauma care that considers the standards recommended by the American college of surgeons and the joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations;
(2) assist the department in conducting statewide quality improvement and peer review functions by regularly analyzing the effect of the statewide trauma care system on patient care, morbidity, and mortality; and
(3) provide recommendations to and oversight and coordination of the activities of the regional trauma care advisory committees.