Disciplinary Actions

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To file a confidential complaint regarding EMS personnel or an EMS service call (800) 452-6086.

The information in this section is intended to provide public notice of disciplinary action by the Texas Department of Health and the Bureau of Emergency Management and is not intended to reflect the specific findings of either entity.

This information may not reflect any number of factors including, but not limited to, the severity of harm to a patient, any mitigating factors, or a certificant's disciplinary history.  This listing is not intended as a guide to the level of sanctions appropriate for a particular act of misconduct. 

The following links can be used for reference:

Texas Health and Safety Code
Texas Administrative Code
EMS Rules
(Title 25, Part I, Chapter 157 of the Texas Administrative Code)
TDSHS Index of EMS/Trauma Systems Policies

To find all Texas laws and codes, click on www.texas.gov and click on the link to Laws and Criminal Justice. 


 

Emergency Suspensions.

  • Bowser, David B., Lubbock, Texas, October 17, 2013, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
  • Matas 1st Response Inc. DBA Matas 1st Response, Houston, Texas, October 25, 2013, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a)
  • Miller, Mollie M., Pearland, Texas, August 16, 2013, emergency suspension pursuant to EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
  • Mooring, Bobby R., Quitman, Texas, September 13, 2013, emergency suspension pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a)
  • Davis, Bradley W., Leroy, Texas, May 24, 2012, emergency suspension pursuant to EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
  • Gonzalez, Sergio M., Eagle Pass, Texas, March 15, 2011, emergency suspension pursuant to EMS Rule§157.36(a).
  • Roumanos, Christopher, Houston, Texas, December 5, 2011, emergency suspension pursuant to EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

  • Samuels, Jonathan E., Houston, TX. October 17, 2012, emergency suspension pursuant to EMS Rule §157.36(a).

  • Wilborn, Ede R., Fort Worth, TX. March 6, 2014, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).

     


 

The information listed on the web is the most current; look for the date the page was updated at the bottom of this page. If you any questions, you can call 512-834-6700, or use the email links below.

All postings will remain on the web page and Texas EMS Magazine listing:

  • Until the suspension or probation expires; or, 

  • For one year after final action is taken (for decertifications, denials, revocations and administrative penalties). 


Acute Care EMS, Inc., Houston, TX. February 16, 2014, assessed a $7,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(1) and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations and failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle.

Affirmative EMS LLC, Houston, TX. June 18, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(i)(2), 157.11(i)(3) and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations, and failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source.

American Medical Response Ambulance Service dba AMR-Dallas, Farmers Branch, TX. September 17, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §157.11(d)(1), 157.11(j)(5), 157.11(m)(5), and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to have EMS crew properly identified by last name, certification or license level and provider name, and failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle.

American Medical Response, dba Hunt County EMS, Waco, TX. May 23, 2013, assessed a $7,000.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules §157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(d)(14) and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with a person that had an expired license and/or certificate. This violation was self-reported.

AM / PM EMS Inc., Pearland, TX. October 21, 2013, assessed a $3,750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(m)(30) and 157.16(d)(12) related to failing to notify the Department when ceasing operations and failing to provide the Department information when requested.

Ambulance Transportation Services, LLC, McAllen, TX. December 30, 2011, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules §157.11(i)(2), 157.11(j)(1), 157.11(m)(1) and 157.11(m)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times and failing to have crew members properly identified by name, certification level and /or provider name.

Anselm Ibe Okechukwu and Anene Edwin Anosi dba A&A Bright EMS, Houston, TX. June 19, 2013, assessed a $1,000.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(7), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(1), and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to display provider license number on both sides of vehicle, failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations, and failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle.

Appeal Byers, dba Atlantis EMS, Houston, TX. May 21, 2013, assessed a $600.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules §157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(1) and 157.16(d)(19) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times; and failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations.

Aranda, Carlos, San Antonio, TX. October 28, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for indecency with child by exposure.

Clanton, Charles C., Quitman, TX. September 6, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1) and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Cornerstone EMS Inc., Houston, TX. December 13, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(i)(3), and 157.11(j)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations and failing to display vehicle authorization in patient compartment.

Cox, Brad A., Dallas, TX. July 17, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(7)  and 157.36(b)(28) related to transporting a patient without an attendant providing patient care in the back of the ambulance.

English, Jeremy P., Houston, TX. March 21, 2014, revocation pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, §53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for three counts of sexual assault of a child.

Eudey, Doug S., Amarillo, TX. February 20, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Fire Emergency Medical Services LLC, Edinburg, TX. September 3, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times.

Garay Vidal, Gustavo, El Paso, TX. March 23, 2011, one-month suspension and 23-month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules §157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(27), 157.36(b)(29) and 157.37(a) related to an arrest for possession of the controlled substance cocaine, an arrest for driving while intoxicated, failure to notify the department and receiving deferred adjudication misdemeanor possession of the controlled substance cocaine.

Gardner, Thomas V., Princeton, TX. February 27, 2014, revocation pursuant to Chapter 773 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, §773.0614(c)(1) related to two counts of indecency with a child sexual contact.

Goffney, Joey, dba Southern Care EMS, Houston, TX. May 6, 2013, assessed a $4,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules §157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(d)(12), 157.16(d)(14) and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with a person that had an expired license and/or certificate and failing to respond to department request for infomation.

Goodman, Russell, Pittsburg, TX. May 30, 2013, revocation for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(21),  157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(24)  157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(29) related to an arrest for purchase/furnish alcohol to a minor and failure to notify the department within 10 days,    conviction for purchase/furnish alcohol to a minor and failure to notify the Department within 30 business days, failure to disclose on renewal application, and failure to respond to Department’s request for information. 

Griffin, Matthew H., Crystal Beach, TX. March 11, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30) and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Haynes, Jr., Johnny L., Lubbock, TX. March 24, 2014, revocation pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for bribery of public officials and aiding and abetting. 

Hickman, Teddy, Lubbock, TX. December 17, 2013, nine (9) month suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(10), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(25), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to report an indictment for two (2) counts of indecency with child-sexual contact, failing to report an arrest for two (2) counts of indecency with child-sexual contact, and violating a department disciplinary order.

Higginbotham, Roderick G., Fort Worth, TX. September 22, 2013, twelve (12) month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to a positive urinalysis drug screen test for amphetamines and failing to provide the Department information when requested.

Hulsey, Robert J., Amarillo, TX. August 12, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30), and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate

Infinity EMS LLC DBA Infinity EMS, Houston, TX. March 21, 2014, assessed a $13,750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 25 TAC §§157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(4), 157.11(d)(6), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(j)(1), and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source, failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle, failing to display vehicle authorization in patient compartment, and failing to have an environmental system capable of heating or cooling within the patient compartment.

Jacksonville Fire Department, Jacksonville, TX. February 28, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(d)(14), and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.

Jamal Kenyata Wiggins and Brian Keith Rogers DBA A-1 EMS, Stafford, TX. March 25, 2014, assessed a $750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(6), and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times.

Jaramillo, Estevez B., Houston, TX. July 21, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(7), and 157.36(b)(28) related to failing to document on the patient care report (PCR) the patient’s vital signs, failing to obtain signed transport refusal, and falsely documenting on the PCR that the emergency call was a “false alarm”.

Joey Goffney DBA Southern Care EMS, Houston, TX. February 16, 2014, initial application for EMS provider license denied for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §157.11(c)(1)(D) related to failing to timely pay a Department Agreed Order of an administrative penalty.

Johnson, Jon-Eric, Longview, TX. July 17, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(30) and HSC §773.041(b) related to staffing an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle without holding a current Department issued EMS personnel license and/or certificate.

Joy Ifeoma Jones dba Sure Health Care, Houston, TX. June 20, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(c)(2)(D), 157.11(d)(1) and 157.11(j)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times and failing to display the vehicle authorization in the patient compartment of each vehicle.

Kirchner, Christopher L., Killeen, TX. August 19, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b), related to felony distribution of child pornography conviction.

KMD Healthcare Services Inc., Houston, TX. October 23, 2013, assessed a $750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(20) and 157.16(d)(19) related to failing to notify the Department of a change of its medical director. 

Laney, Paul A., El Paso, TX. September 9, 2013, twenty-four (24) month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(28) related to deferred adjudication for improper photo/visual recording arouse/gratify, and failing to notify the Department of change in criminal history.

Larue, Steven C., Paris, TX. August 19, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to felony murder conviction.

Lewis, Anthony D., Argyle, TX. October 30, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lewis, Russell D., Tulia, TX. January 28, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§25 TAC §157.36(b)(7) related to failing to follow medical director’s protocols.

Local Care EMS, Inc., Houston, TX. June 7, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(i)(3) and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times and failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations.

Machorro, Miguel J., Houston, TX. February 20, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§25 TAC §§157.36(b)(22). 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(29) related to receiving deferred adjudication for theft, failing to notify the Department of an arrest for driving while intoxicated, conviction of driving while intoxicated, failing to notify the Department of an arrest for driving while intoxicated 2nd, failure to notify the Department of a change in criminal history for driving while intoxicated 2nd.

McClung, Barry E., Bastrop, TX. October 30, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Murray, Daniel I., Houston, TX. February 18, 2014, revocation for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(14) and 157.36(b)(21) related to misappropriation of four patient care reports and failing to response to a Department investigation.

Navarro, Kimberly D., Corsicana, TX. September 22, 2013, twelve (12) month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(24) and 157.36(b)(25) related to a conviction for driving while intoxicated, conviction for driving while intoxicated 2nd, convicted for driving while license invalid, failing to notify the Department of arrest and change in criminal history, failing to provide the Department information when requested.

Nichols, James J., Lavon, TX. November 2, 2010, eight (8) month suspension followed by a forty (40) month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules §157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(27), 157.36(b)(28) and 157.36(b)(29) related to utilizing fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances while on duty and pleading guilty to a felony deferred adjudication for fraudulent possession of a controlled substance/prescription.

Nixon, Michael E., Bay City,TX. June 25, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest for driving while intoxicated with child passenger and failing to notify the department within 10 days, and conviction of driving while intoxicated with child. This violation was self-reported.

Ollervides, Arturo, Laredo, TX. December 6, 2013, revocation pursuant to Chapter 773 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, §773.0614(c)(1) related to deferred adjudication for Sexual Assault.

Phillips, Nathan W., Orange, TX. February 13, 2014, 24 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(1), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), and 157.36(b)(26) related to a conviction for indecent exposure, failure to notify the Department of a change in criminal history, and failing to notify the Department of an arrest.

Phillips Specialty Services Inc., Huntsville, TX. September 22, 2013, assessed a $7,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.16(d)(6) related to providing false or misleading claims to clients or the public about the service.

Platinum Star EMS, LLC, Houston, TX. June 7, 2013, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(i)(2) and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times and failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source.

Powers, Jacob D., Clute, TX. November 5, 2011, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules §157.36(b)(9) and 157.36(b)(26) related to allowing an EMT-Basic to perform advanced levels of care.

Preferred National Medical Transport dba Preferred Medical Transport, Houston, TX. June 18, 2013, assessed a $250.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §157.11(j)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times.

Prime Ambulance Service, Inc., Houston, TX. December 13, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(7), 157.11(i)(2), and 157.11(j)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source, and failing to display provider license number on both sides of vehicle. 

Rapid Medical Transportation Corporation, Houston, TX. May 21, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules §157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(j)(1) and 157.11(m)(11) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times; failing to assure current protocols, equipment, supply and medication lists are maintained on each vehicle; and failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source.

Reeves, Matthew, Copperas Cove, TX. January 27, 2014, revocation for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing a urinalysis drug screen test while on duty, two arrests for driving while intoxicated, failing to notify the Department of arrests, failing to respond to the Department request for information.

Rosehill Fire Department, Tomball, TX. February 20, 2014, assessed a $450.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), and 157.16(d)(14), and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.

Royalty Ambulance Service Inc., Pharr, TX. November 5, 2011, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules §157.11(d)(1), 157.11(j)(4) and 157.11(m)(1) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times.

Ruiz, David A., McAllen, TX. February 13, 2014, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(26) and 157.36(b)(28) related to receiving deferred adjudication for false ID as a police officer and possession of controlled substance.

Samuels, Jonathan E., Houston, TX. March 3, 2014, revocation pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to felony convictions and imprisonment for 2 counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

Sauceda, Randy, Rio Grande City, TX. February 24, 2014, revocation for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(10), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(23) and 157.36(b)(30) related to failing to comply with Department issued Agreed Order, receiving deferred adjudication for possession of marijuana, failing to submit to an alcohol and drug test and provide results to Department, and failing to notify the Department of an arrest for possession of marijuana.

Shapovalov, Viktor, Houston, TX. August 19, 2013, revocation for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(28),  and 157.36(b)(29) related to deferred adjudication for assault, violating deferred adjudication order, community supervision adjudicated and conviction for assault, failing to notify the department within 30 business days of court ordered conviction, and failing to respond to Department’s request for information.

Sheffield, Traci L., Amarillo, TX. January 20, 2014, 3 month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(7), 157.36(b)(9), and 157.36(b)(28)  related to allowing EMT-B to perform advanced level of care and administer Midazolam and Adenosine.

Silvas, Lisa, Corpus Christi, TX. June 14, 2012, twenty-four (24) month probated suspension for violating EMS Rules §157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(15), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(25) and 157.36(b)(28) related to a misdemeanor conviction for driving while intoxicated, conviction for felony burglary of a habitation, failure to notify the department within 30 days of said conviction, failure to disclose said conviction on a renewal application and failing to respond to the department’s request for information.

St. Dominic EMS, Houston, TX. June 20, 2013, assessed a $1,000.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(1), and 157.11(m)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations, and failing to have EMS crew properly identified by last name, certification or license level and provider name.

Summit Ambulance Service, Edinburg, TX. October 21, 2013, assessed a $3,000.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(2), 157.11(j)(1),  157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(d)(14), and HSC §773.050(a) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to assure critical patient care equipment has spare batteries or an alternative power source and staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with a person that had an expired license and/or certificate.

Thomas, Richard F., Leakey, TX. December 13, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for theft and commercial bribery. 

Transparent Care EMS LLC, Houston, TX. February 13, 2014, assessed a $1,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.16(d)(12) related to failing to respond to the Department request for information.

Trinity Emergency Medical Services LLC, Carrollton, TX. February 24, 2014, assessed a $3,750.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(5), and 157.11(m)(5) related to related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations, and failing to have EMS crew properly identified by last name, certification or license level and provider name.

Ventura, Jesus H., Irving, TX. May 6, 2013, revocation pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b), related to felony conviction and imprisonment for bank robbery.

Ventura Medical Services, Inc., DBA Ventura EMS, Huntsville, TX. January 28, 2014, assessed a $500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(19)(D), 157.11(m)(19)(E),  and 157.16(d)(19) related to failing to notify the Department of a change in mailing address and physical location of business.

Von Boudreaux, Dustin S., Orange, TX. February 24, 2014, initial application for ECA certification denied pursuant to EMS Rule 25 TAC §157 and HSC §773.0614(a)(1) related to receiving deferred adjudication and ordered to register as a sex offender for indecency with a child by exposure.

Walker, Ronald B., Rosenberg, TX. August 5, 2013, reprimanded for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(7), and 157.36(b)(28) related to failing to document on the patient care report (PCR) the patient’s vital signs, failing to obtain signed transport refusal and false PCR documentation that

Way, Joshua R., Houston, TX. December 11, 2013, revocation for violating Chapter 53 of the Texas Occupations Code, Section 53.021(b) related to a felony conviction and imprisonment for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.  

Zain Management Inc. dba Zain EMS, Houston, TX. August 5, 2013, assessed a $2,500.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rule 25 TAC §157.16(d)(12) related to failing to respond to Department’s request for information.

Zakora Holdings Inc. DBA Medi-Ride EMS, Houston, TX. March 24, 2014, assessed a $200.00 administrative penalty for violating EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.11(d)(1), 157.11(d)(6), 157.11(i)(3), 157.11(j)(1), and 157.11(m)(5) related to failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failing to have EMS crew properly identified by last name, certification or license level and provider name, and failing to store, maintain and have in date all solutions and pharmaceuticals in accordance with FDA recommendations.

 

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Last updated March 31, 2014