Disciplinary Actions

The information in this section is intended to provide public notice of disciplinary action by the Department of State Health Services and the Division for Regulatory Services, Compliance Unit 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 provider/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, go to on Texas.gov.


Reports

2016 Report on Emergency Medical Services Complaints and Investigation (PDF 440KB)



If you have any questions, you can contact:

Crystal Gallegos, EMS Compliance Specialist
Phone: 737-218-7159
Email: crystal.gallegos@dshs.texas.gov

Heather Godinez, EMS Compliance Specialist
Phone: 512-834-4549
Email: heather.godinez@dshs.texas.gov

Krystal Gilbert, Compliance Assistant
Phone: 512-231-5757
Email: krystal.gilbert@dshs.texas.gov

Ademola Olufemi, Consumer Safety Unit Manager
Phone: 737-218-7074
Email: ademola.olufemi@dshs.texas.gov

 


Emergency Suspensions
Angel Jr., William Allen Pikeville, TN.  September 24, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a) for the duration of the Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19.
Castro, Juan, Houston, TX. September 25, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cole, William R., McKinney, TX. May 16, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cortez, Jay, Hamilton, TX.  January 21, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Cuellar, Henry, Houston, TX. January 2, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
English, Aaron, Fort Worth, TX. October 23, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Flores, Marcos, Edinburg, TX. May 17, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Frazier, III, Ronald J., Georgetown, TX. November 19, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Freeman, Joshua E., Amarillo and/or Pampa, TX. January 18, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Fruge, Austin T., Bronson and/or Hemphill, TX.  February 7, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Garcia, IV, Eduardo, Laredo, TX.  May 1, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Hatcher, James R., North Richland Hills, TX. June 28, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Hogston, Elijah, Boling, TX.  July 13, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Jones, Brandon C., Houston and/or Alief, TX. June 20, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Juppe, Herbert, Tomball, TX. December 3, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Lawrence, Joshua L. Dripping Springs, TX.  September 16, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Lemons, Matthew R., Dallas, TX. August 28, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
McAllister, Kristian S., Carrollton, TX. June 2, 2017, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Partin, Brandon, Spring, TX.  January 16, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Perry, Ryan C., Navasota, TX.  January 2, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Pitcher, Darvin Dean, Spring, TX.  March 5, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Pittman, Jeffrey., Conroe and/or Porter and/or New Caney, TX. May 16, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Reed, Kenneth, Forney, TX. March 8, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Reed, Marcus D., Round Rock, TX. March 15, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Samuel E. Benson, III DBA AAA Ambulance, McAllen, TX. September 19, 2017, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.16(a).
Smith, Rodney Lloyd, Lucas/Allen/Melissa, TX.  June 1, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Spalteholz, Erik R., Johnson City, TX. June 6, 2018, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Steckler, Jeremy, Houston, TX. September 11, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Stephenson, Jeremy, Denison and/or Gainesville, TX. August 22, 2019, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Stokes, III, Dale Lee, Grand Saline, TX.  March 11, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Stouffer, Rebecca L., Wichita Falls, TX. October 24, 2016, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Thornton, Matthew Allen Liberty, TX.  November 5, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).
Ward, Jonathan L. Burleson/Blue Mound, TX.  September 17, 2020, emergency suspension, pursuant to the EMS Rules at 25 TAC §157.36(a).


 

Current Enforcement Actions

The information listed on the web is the most current; look for the date the page was updated at the bottom of this page.

All postings will remain on the web page:

  • For one year after final action is taken; and/or
  • Until the suspension or probation expires, whichever is longer.   
 Name City of ResidenceAlleged Action Disciplinary Action(s) Date of Action 
Agoba, Zac O.
Katy, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(31) related to an arrest and deferred adjudication of Injury to Child/Elderly/Disable with Intentional Bodily Injury,  and failure to notify the Department of change in criminal history.
12-month Probated Suspension
March 24, 2020
Beasley, Timothy Eugene
Farmersville, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.3-day Suspension 
August 25, 2020
Beavers, Damen Kyle
La Vernia, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.0614 related to deferred adjudication for sexual assault.
Revocation
March 23, 2020
Benson, Taylor Newton
Whitesboro, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.0614 related to convictions for Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact, and Indecency with a Child Exposes.
Revocation
September 22, 2020
Birhiray Holdings Inc. DBA Pulse EMS
Houston, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(11), 157.11(n)(39), 157.16(d)(14), 157.16(d)(19), and HSC §773.050(a) related to failure to possess city permits and staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $126,500.00 with $120,250 probated for 24 monthsDecember 11, 2019
Bonin, Christina L.
Lumberton, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), and 157.36(b)(41) related to failure to follow Medical Director’s Protocols, engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients, failure to protect and/or advocate for patients from unnecessary risk of harm from another EMS certified or licensed personnel, and failure to make an accurate and/or complete patient care report.
90-day Probated Suspension
April 3, 2020
Bownds, Curtis C. Shallowater, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(11), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(35), 157.36(b)(37), 157.36(b)(41), and 157.36(b)(47) related to failure to follow Medical Director’s Protocols by allowing partner to perform advanced level of care, falsified patient care report, engaged in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients, failure to protect and/or advocate for a patient /client from unnecessary risk of harm
3-month Suspension followed by a 9-month Probated SuspensionFebruary 14, 2020 
Brookins, Sr., Danny J.
Denison and/or Warren, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and conviction of Possession of Controlled Substance,  failure to notify of an arrest for Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Member, and failure to notify the Department of change in criminal history.
Probated Suspension until May 31, 2024
March 23, 2020
Brown, AudreySpring, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and conviction of Possession of Controlled Substance, failure to notify the Department of change in criminal history, and misappropriating from employer controlled substances Morphine and Hydromorphone while on duty.
18-month Probated SuspensionFebruary 14, 2020 
Castillo, Jr., Juan JoseAlamo, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(12), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(32), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest for public intoxication, failure to notify the Department of an arrest, failure to provide requested information to the Department, and failure to comply with probationary conditions outlined in an Agreed Order.
6-day Suspension followed by a 3-year, 11-month, 24-day Probated Suspension 
March 23, 2018
Christopher R. Freed DBA North Texas EMS
Fort Worth, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC § 157.16(d)(13) related to failure to comply with an Agreed Order for administrative penalty.
RevocationFebruary 14, 2020 
Crumley, Jackye R.
Brownwood, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(8) and 157.36(b)(40) related to failure to follow Medical Director’s Protocols and failure to contact Medical Control and/or Medical Director prior to transferring care as required. 
7-day Suspension followed by 83-days Probated Suspension 
January 21, 2020
Cundiff, Winston H.Austin, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(22), and 157.36(b)(35) related to misappropriating medication (norco) belonging to a patient.
18-month Probated Suspension February 14, 2020 
Davis, Robert F.
Amarillo, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
12-month Probated Suspension
August 6, 2020
De La Cruz, Jose A.McAllen, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3) and 157.36(b)(46) related to failure and/or refusal to complete  patient care reports and document multiple vehicle readiness inspections as required by employer. 
RevocationDecember 12, 2019 
Devine Solutions Group LLC DBA Quick Response EMSStafford, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(1) and 157.11(n)(14) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $1,750.00December 20, 2019 
Emergency Training EnterprisesSour Lake, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.32(t)(3), 157.38(g)(1), and 157.38(g)(2) related to failure to hold current approval to conduct CE courses and awarding CE hours.
12-month Suspension followed by a 12-month Probated Suspension
January 2, 2019
Facundo, Jr., FelipeFort Worth, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), 157.38(k)(5), and 157.38(k)(7) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
Suspension until May 31, 2021April 15, 2019
Fariss, Lance N.
Seagrave, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(47), 157.36(b)(49),157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance and falsifying two CE certificates/documents.
3-day Suspension followed by a 11-month 27-day Probated Suspension
April 22, 2020
Fisher, Eric R.Malakoff, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(19), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) related to tampering, adulterated, misappropriated and/or self-administered Fentanyl from employer.
3-month Suspension followed by a 33-month Probated Suspension
March 8, 2019
Franks, Silas A.
Hawkins, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.0614 related to a conviction for seven (7) counts of Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography. 
Revocation
September 21, 2020
Garza, Jesse
Houston, TX
Violated Tex. Health & Safety Code § 773.041(b) and EMS Rules 25 TAC § 157.36(b)(47) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with an expired DSHS issued license and/or certificate.
7-day Suspension
August 28, 2020
Gaus, James Vincent
Santa Fe, TX 
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to initiating communication of sexual nature to an EMS student.
12-month Probated Suspension
August 28, 2020
Geuea, Angela M.
Bastrop, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§  157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(11), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to provide requested information to the Department, failure to follow Medical Director’s Protocols by failure to complete an initial assessment and provide treatment , engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients, turning over care of a patient to a person with a lower level of certification.  
Revocation
March 5, 2020
Hagee, Mark E.
Amarillo, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(3), 157.36(b)(4), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(33), and 157.36(b)(47) related to misappropriating medication from his employer, testing positive right before his assigned shift for Opiates and Benzodiazepines, falsification of a patient care report and failure to make an accurate patient care report.
6-month Suspension followed by a 12-month Probated Suspension 
March 5, 2020
Health Transport INC DBA Trans-Care Medical Transport
Fort Worth, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(12) and 157.11(n)(27)(I) related to failure to implement and/or enforce its own Standard Operating Procedures and/or Quality Assurance Plans for readiness inspections.
Administrative Penalty of $1,875.00
April 10, 2020
Herndon, Travis
Haltom City and/or Fort Worth, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC § 15736(b)(41) related to failure to protect and/or advocate for patients from unnecessary risk of harm from another EMS certified or licensed personnel.
90-day Probated Suspension
April 20, 2020
Jackson, Justin T.Lake Jackson, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(27), and 157.36(b)(30) related to arrest for tamper/fabricate physical evidence with intent to impair, conviction for tampering with physical evidence, failure to notify the Department of arrests and change in criminal history, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
14-day Suspension followed by a 1-year, 11-month, 16-day Probated Suspension
January 22, 2018
Magalich, David G. 
Benbrook, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), and 157.36(b)(35) related to failure to follow Medical Director’s Protocol by performing advanced level or invasive treatment without authorization.
12-month Probated Suspension
March 18, 2020
McCormick, Pamela J.Austin, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§
5-day Suspension followed by a 4-year, 11-month, 25-day Probated Suspension 
January 23, 2017
Med Shield Ambulance, Inc.
Eagle Pass, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC § 157.16(d)(14) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $93,000.00
April 7, 2020
Morales, Marcus A.
El Paso, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(16), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26), 157.36(b)(29),  157.36(b)(30), and 157.36(b)(35) related to an arrest and conviction of Theft of Property over or equal to $100.00 under $750.00, an arrest and deferred adjudication to conviction for Criminal Trespass, arrests for Driving While Intoxicated, Robbery, Theft of Property $100.00 with previous conviction, Theft of Property over or equal to $750.00 under $2,500.00, Theft of Property over or equal to $100.00 under $750.00,  failure to notify the Department of arrests and change in criminal history, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
Revocation
January 29, 2020
Nwako, John A.Houston, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(14), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(26), and 157.36(b)(30) related to an arrest and conviction for theft involving Medicaid and Medicare billing and failure to notify the Department of an arrest and conviction.
7-year Probated SuspensionMarch 8, 2017
Olivarez, Eric Armando
Springs and/or Carizzo Springs, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension
August 25, 2020
Parks, Edward V.Lumberton, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(25), 157.36(b)(26),  157.36(b)(29), 157.36(b)(30), 157.36(b)(35), and  157.36(b)(44) related to failure to notify the Department of a current mailing address, an arrest and deferred adjudication for publish/threat to publish intimate visual material, failure to notify the Department of arrests, and change in criminal history.
Probated Suspension until November 30, 2020September 20, 2019
Perez, Graciela
Carrizo Springs, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension
September 4, 2020
Perez, Jesus
Houston and/or Pearland, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(3) and 157.36(b)(11) related to turning over the care of a patient to a student who lacks the education, training, experience, or knowledge to provide appropriate level of care for the patient and failure to make an accurate and/or complete patient care report.
90-day Suspension 
April 2, 2020
Perez, LarryRed Oak, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(6), 157.36(b)(28), and 157.36(b)(30) related to inappropriate sexual contact while on-duty with two female patients approximately seventeen years of age in the back of an ambulance while transporting.
60-month Probated SuspensionJuly 6, 2017
Perez, Luis Angel
Carrizo Springs, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension
September 4, 2020
Precise EMS, LLC DBA Precise EMSSan Juan, TXViolated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(i)(1), 157.11(j)(1)(B), 157.11(j)(1)(E), 157.11(j)(1)(K), 157.11(j)(1)(m), 157.11(m)(2)(C), 157.11(m)(11), 157.11(m)(16), 157.11(m)(29), 25 TAC §§157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.16(c), 157.16(d)(10), 157.16(d)(12), 157.16(d)(14), and HSC §773.050(a) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications, falsified PCRs, failing to have EMS ambulance vehicle(s) adequately equipped and supplied at all times, failure to assure readiness inspections, vehicle authorizations, anaphylaxis treatment training, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
3 year probated suspension and an Administrative Penalty of $71,000.00 with $61,000.00 probated 
November 13, 2017
Precise EMS LLC DBA Precise EMS
San Juan, TX
Violated HSC § 773.050(a) and EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(m)(1), 157.11(m)(4), 157.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), and 157.16(d)(14) (rules in effect on the date of the occurrence  related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications and failure to comply with an Agreed Order.
4-year probated suspension and an Administrative Penalty of $355,375.00 with $307,375.00 probated 
January 21, 2020
Premium Care EMS LLC
Stafford, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC § 157.16(d)(14) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $3,000.00
March 16, 2020
PVC EMS, Inc. DBA Synergy Ambulance Service
Houston, TX
Violated HSC §773.050(a) and EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 57.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), 157.16(d)(4), 157.16(d)(12), 157.16(d)(14), 157.11(n)(22), 157.11(n)(26), and 157.16(d)(19) related to failure to correct deficiencies as instructed by the Department, failure to provide requested information to the Department, failure to notify the Department of a change in its medical director status, staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications, failure to possess city permits and assure in compliance with city ordinances.
12-month Probated Suspension and Administrative Penalty of $11,616.00
April 20, 2020
Rivera, Noe
Crystal City, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
5-day Suspension
August 25, 2020
Sanchez, III, Tomas
Amarillo, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(8), 157.36(b)(31), 157.36(b)(45), and 157.36(b)(47) related to falsifying or altering clinical and/or internship documents for EMS students; failure to follow the Medical Director’s Protocol by performing advanced level or invasive treatment without medical direction or supervision, and engaging in conduct that has the potential to jeopardize the health and safety of patients.
3-month Suspension 
March 5, 2020
Standard EMS INC
Houston, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(1), 157.11(n)(5), and 157.16(d)(14) related to staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $22,500.00
August 31, 2020
Thomas, George Edward
League City, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance.
3-day Suspension
September 4, 2020
Three Star EMS INC
Richmond, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.11(n)(39), 157.16(d)(14), and 157.16(d)(19) related to failure to possess city permits, and having deficiencies  and staffing an EMS ambulance vehicle with EMS personnel with expired certifications.
Administrative Penalty of $5,500.00
February 27, 2020
Triplett, Quinton J.Alvin, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(24), 157.36(b)(28), 157.36(b)(29), and 157.36(b)(30) (rules in effect on the date of the occurrence), related to related to an arrest and conviction of Intoxication Assault with a vehicle, an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated, failure to notify the Department of arrests and change in criminal history, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
RevocationDecember 12, 2019 
Williams, III, Clifford T.Waco, TX Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.36(b)(22), 157.36(b)(23), 157.36(b)(24), and 157.36(b)(30) (rules in effect on the date of the occurrence) related to related to an arrest and conviction of Driving While Intoxicated, failure to notify the Department of arrest, and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
Reprimand February 14, 2020 
Wire, Jami L.
Wills Point, TX
Violated EMS Rules 25 TAC §§ 157.4(e), 157.34(b)(2)(A), 157.36(b)(2), 157.36(b)(18), 157.36(b)(21), 157.36(b)(24), 157.38(c), and 157.38(k)(5) related to failure to provide appropriate documentation and/or proof to validate attestation and/or CE compliance and failure to provide requested information to the Department.
Revocation
August 6, 2020


 

 

Last updated November 23, 2020