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 System Development

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Trauma Facility Designation

Documents

Facilities

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Resources

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


Contact Us

By mail

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

Staff Contacts

For technical difficulties information, call or email:

Shyriece Norris - (512) 231-5748 Shyriece.Norris@dshs.texas.gov

For process or rule clarification, the trauma designation coordinators are: 

Michael Murray, RN - (512) 284-1724
Michael.Murray@dshs.texas.gov
Assigned Trauma Service Areas (TSA): A – B – D – F – G – H – I – J – K – Q – R

Patricia (Trish) Brachel, RN – (512) 834-6604
Performance Improvement Designation Coordinator
Patricia.Brachel@dshs.texas.gov
Manager, EMS/Trauma Systems Group

Elizabeth Stevenson, RN- (512) 834-6794
Elizabeth.Stevenson@dshs.texas.gov

For RAC and Funding questions, call or email:

Indra Hernandez – (512) 834-6669
Indra.hernandez@dshs.texas.gov

Email questions or comments:

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

Last updated August 10, 2018