Data Sources for EMS Trauma Systems

Reliable data is key to improving patient outcomes, supporting research, and establishing operational and educational standards. The Office of EMS-Trauma Systems supports the use of data and our goal is to provide information on reliable sources available to stakeholders. 


Injury Surveillance Data and Resources

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) EMS/ Trauma Registries 
Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Data
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Inventory of National Injury Data Systems
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) State Injury Indicators Reports
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle and Behavioral Safety Research
National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB)
Safe States Online Resource Hub
WISQARS™ - Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System



Health Care Data and Resources

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Center for Health Statistics (CHS) 
Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Statewide Health Information Exchange
Texas Health Care Information Collection (THCIC)
National EMS Information System (NEMSIS)

Vital Statistics and Population Data and Resources

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Vital Statistics Data
Texas Population Projections Program
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WONDER online databases
United States Census Bureau




Contact Information

Email

EMS Trauma Systems Information

Phone

512-834-6700





Last updated February 25, 2022