Trauma System Development


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The Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Group works with hospitals and RACs to develop trauma facility designation, protocols, policies, and to designate trauma facilities and trauma systems in the state.

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Trauma System Development

Trauma Systems History  
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ACS Trauma Assessment
EMS & Trauma System Funding  
Texas EMS/Trauma Registry
Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC)    

Regional Advisory Councils (RACs)


Trauma Facility Designation

Applications and Forms  
List of Facilities by Designation Level
Facilities "In Active Pursuit of Designation"    
Map of Trauma Service Area and Designation Coordinator Contact Information  

Map of Hospitals by Trauma Designation Level and change in county by highest level (as of May 2006)

Map of Highest Designated Trauma Facility by County (as of May 2006)

Map of Trauma Facilities (as of November 2014)

Map of Trauma Service Areas, Counties (as of May 2010)

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By mail

Send mail correspondence to:

Person's name
Texas Department of State Health Services
Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Coordination
Attn: Trauma Designation Program 
PO Box 149347 MC 1876
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Staff Contacts
Jane Guerrero, RN
(512) 834-6700

Elizabeth Stevenson, RN
Designation Program Manager
(512) 834-6700, ext. 6794            

Patricia Ashton-Garcia, RN
Designation Coordinator
(512) 484-8401    
Michael Murray, RN
Designation Coordinator
(512) 284-1724
Patricia Brachel, RN, BSN
Performance Improvement Designation Coordinator
(512) 834-6700 ext. 6604
Email questions or comments
For more information, please e-mail EMS & Trauma Systems     




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Last updated November 23, 2015