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 Facility Designation





Level IV Trauma Center TOPIC Workshop Documents

Trauma Center Performance Improvement Patient Safety (PIPS) Master Plan
Trauma Performance Improvement Event Review
Level I Trauma Center Monthly Dashboard
Trauma Outcomes & Performance Improvement Course- Levels of Harm

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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: Stroke 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:
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Last updated January 19, 2017