Stroke System Development

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


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Stroke System Development

Overview
Stroke System History     
Rule 157.133 Requirements for Stroke Facility Designation    
Texas Department of State Health Services Stroke Systems of Care Initiative   
Councils
Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC)
Regional Advisory Councils (RACs)


Stroke Facility Designation

Documents
Applications and Forms  
Facilities
List of facilities by Designation Level     
Guidance for Change of Legal Owner of a Hospital Facility (CHOW) and/or Change in Physical Location of a Hospital Facility and/or Impact to Stroke Facility Designation
Maps
Map of Trauma Service Area and Designation Coordinator Contact Information   
Map of Stroke Facilities (April 2014)
Policies

Policy and Procedure:- Facility with Conditional Certification as Comprehensive or Primary Stroke Center and De-Certification with The Joint Commission, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), or Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)

For the purposes of Comprehensive and Primary stroke facility designation, DSHS will accept Comprehensive or Primary Stroke certification issued by either The Joint Commission or DNV Healthcare.
The Joint Commission:
http://www.jointcommission.org/certification/advanced_certification_diseasespecific_care.aspx

DNV Healthcare: http://dnvaccreditation.com/pr/dnv/default.aspx




Contact Us

By mail

Send mail correspondence to:

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

Staff Contacts

Jane Guerrero, RN
Director
(512) 834-6700
Jane.Guerrero@dshs.state.tx.us

Colin Crocker
State Trauma Director
(512) 834-6700, ext. 2706
Colin.Crocker@dshs.state.tx.us

Elizabeth Stevenson, RN
Designation Program Manager
(512) 834-6700, ext. 6794
Elizabeth.Stevenson@dshs.state.tx.us                

Patricia Ashton-Garcia, RN
Designation Coordinator
(512) 484-8401
Patricia.Ashton-Garcia@dshs.state.tx.us    

Michael Murray, RN
Designation Coordinator
(512) 284-1724
Michael.Murray@dshs.state.tx.us

Patricia Brachel, RN, BSN
Performance Improvement Designation Coordinator
(512) 834-6700 ext. 6604
Patricia.Brachel@dshs.state.tx.us

Email questions or comments

For more information, please e-mail EMS & Trauma Systems     





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Last updated July 24, 2014