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Section 3701.0411 | Suicide fatality review.


The department of health shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code that establish a procedure for county or regional suicide fatality review committees to follow in conducting a review of a suicide death. The rules shall do all of the following:

(A) Establish the format for the annual reports required by section 307.646 of the Revised Code;

(B) Establish guidelines for a county or regional review committee to follow in compiling statistics for annual reports so that the reports do not contain any information that would permit any person's identity to be ascertained from a report;

(C) Establish guidelines for a county or regional review committee to follow in creating and maintaining the comprehensive database of deaths by suicide required by section 307.643 of the Revised Code, including provisions establishing uniform record-keeping procedures;

(D) Establish guidelines for reporting suicide fatality review data to the department of health, which must maintain the confidentiality of information that would permit a person's identity to be ascertained;

(E) Establish guidelines, materials, and training to help educate members of county or regional review committees about the purpose of the review process and the confidentiality of the information described in section 307.649 of the Revised Code;

(F) Establish guidelines, materials, and training, in consultation with the state board of pharmacy, about the appropriate use of the drug database maintained in accordance with section 4729.75 of the Revised Code.

Last updated October 19, 2021 at 5:19 PM

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