The Department of State Health Services will host two upcoming Q&A sessions on the neonatal designation process. Thursday, May 18 TSA J, Texas J RAC Odessa Regional Medical Center East Auditorium 520 E. 6th Street Odessa, Texas 7976 12 PM – 4 PM Monday, May 22 TSA U, Coastal Bend RAC, Driscoll Children’s Hospital 3533…

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The Department of State Health Services is hosting opportunities throughout the state for stakeholders to provide input on the upcoming maternal rulemaking process. Wednesday, May 17 TSA B, BRAC, Covenant Children’s Arnett Room (6th Floor) 4015 22nd Place Lubbock, Texas 79410 10 AM – 4 PM Friday, May 19 TSA I, Border RAC, Border RAC…

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The Texas Senate Finance Committee met this week for a first look at the proposed state budget for FY 2018-2019. On Monday, the committee heard invited testimony from the Legislative Budget Board and the Department of State Health Services. Today, members of the public were invited to provide testimony on the budgets for all health…

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The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recently released a report to the 85th Legislature on heart disease and stroke in Texas. It includes data obtained through the Texas Heart Attack and Stroke Data Collection Initiative and includes recommendations to continue to improve care throughout the state. The full report is available here.

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The Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke recently released a report to the 85th Legislature on heart disease and stroke in Texas. It includes data obtained through the Texas Heart Attack and Stroke Data Collection Initiative and includes recommendations to continue to improve care throughout the state. The full report is available here.

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The Department of State Health Services Office of Emergency Medical Services Trauma Systems Coordination today announced a new process for EMS Local Project Grant funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. Instead of going through the state contract process, the funds will go through your local Regional Advisory Council. Watch for an announcement from your RAC…

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Perinatal Advisory Council (PAC) meeting dates for the remainder of 2016 have been announced. All meetings will take place at the Health & Human Services Brown-Heatly Building in Austin. Meeting #3 – May 2, 2016 Meeting #4 – Sept. 20, 2016 Meeting #5 – Oct. 25, 2016 Meeting #6 – Nov. 28, 2016 All meetings are webcast and an…

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  Targeting the educational needs of the region and current practice guidelines, this conference will provide information on the rising epidemic of human trafficking including strategies of recognition and prevention of domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST), raising the awareness of the increasing practice of EMS drug diversion and the current Texas regulations addressing this practice…

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In March, the Texas House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety reached out to TETAF to solicit testimony on the Driver Responsibility Program, as well as an interim charge on disaster preparedness. TETAF is grateful to Dr. Ronald Stewart of San Antonio & Eric Epley of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC) for…

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