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

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Fees

The non-refundable trauma application fees for a three-year designation period are as follows:

  • Level I trauma facility application fee will be no more than $10 per licensed bed with an upper limit of $5,000.00 and a lower limit of $4,000.00.
  • Level II trauma facility application fee will be no more than $10 per licensed bed with an upper limit of $5,000.00 and a lower limit of $4,000.00.
  • Level III trauma facility application fee will be no more than $10 per licensed bed with an upper limit of $2,500.00 and a lower limit of $1,500.00.
  • Level III trauma facility application fee will be no more than $10 per licensed bed with an upper limit of $1,000.00 and a lower limit of $500.00.

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 email

DSHS.EMS-TRAUMA@dshs.texas.gov

By mail

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

Staff Contacts

For  technical difficulties information, process or rule clarification: 
Designation Program Manager  
Elizabeth Stevenson, R.N.- (512) 834-6794
Elizabeth.Stevenson@dshs.texas.gov 

For RAC and Funding questions, call or email:
Indra Hernandez – (512) 987-0640   
Indra.Hernandez@dshs.texas.gov


   

Last updated January 13, 2022