EMS and Trauma Registries
Welcome to the Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Registries (EMSTR). EMSTR includes four registries:
- The EMS Registry;
- The acute Traumatic Injury Registry;
- The Traumatic Brain Injury Registry / Spinal Cord Injury Registry; and
- The Submersion Registry.
EMSTR is a statewide passive surveillance system that collects reportable event data from EMS providers, hospitals, justices of the peace, medical examiners, and rehabilitation facilities. Texas is home to one of the largest EMS registries in the U.S. with more than 4 million EMS runs received annually.
Important News and Updates
To all EMSTR hospital users, please find recently published National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) (International Trauma Data Exchange/ITDX 2023) under the Hospital Requirements tabs. EMSTR anticipates accepting data in the 2023 format on November 10th, 2023. Web service submitters and organizations working with a software vendor should begin making accommodations to submission protocols, as necessary. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need assistance.
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