71-8239. Statewide trauma system; established; rules and regulations; state trauma medical director and regional medical directors; appointment.

(1) The department, in consultation with and having solicited the advice of the State Trauma Advisory Board, shall establish and maintain the statewide trauma system.

(2) The department, with the advice of the board, shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to carry out the Statewide Trauma System Act.

(3) The Director of Public Health or his or her designee shall appoint the state trauma medical director and the regional medical directors.

Source:Laws 1997, LB 626, § 39; Laws 2007, LB296, § 692; Laws 2009, LB195, § 100.