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27
Jun

HHS Calls on Center for Innovation to Accelerate Zika Vaccine Development

To accelerate development of a Zika vaccine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will begin developing a vaccine…

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16
Jun

DSHS Publishes FEMC Facility Minimum Requirements

A provider letter has been posted on their website which is related to the minimum requirements that physicians must possess and maintain before a FEMC facility considers granting the physician privileges to…

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17
Jun

ASPR Blog: When Active Shooters Invade Safe Spaces, Having a Plan Matters

We often think of hospitals as safe places. Yet according to a study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, there were 154 hospital-related shootings from 2000-2011. The statistic is a tragic reminder…

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16
Jun

DSHS Zika Communications Toolkit and Materials Available

The Texas Department of State of Health Services has developed a Zika Communications Toolkit for organizations and healthcare providers interested in sharing important information with their clients and stakeholders. The Toolkit includes…

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15
Jun

Register for the #NASEMTraumaCare Report Release Webinar

On June 17 at 10am central time, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release a new report by the Committee on Military Trauma Care’s Learning Health System…

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01
Jun

State Campaign Focuses on Protection Against Zika

A new campaign from the Texas Department of State Health Services reinforces what people can do to “not give Zika a biting chance” this summer. The campaign, which launched May…

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17
May

GETAC Resources

Due to problems with the DSHS website, TETAF is hosting various GETAC documents for your convenience: Bicycle Injuries Occupant vs. Non-Occupant Injuries Epi Guidelines: Using EMS Response Time Hospital Impact…

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17
May

Legislative Advocacy for the Non-Legislative Profesional

Engage in this quality, practical learning opportunity regarding the legislative process in Texas and what you REALLY need to know and do to be effective. This class is for the non-legislative professional…

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16
May

TETAF Announces Second Hospital Data Management Course

Due to the large demand for the February 2016 Hospital Data Management Course, TETAF has partnered with the Panhandle RAC to offer a second course July 27-28 in Amarillo. Registration…

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16
Mar

Perinatal Project Update

HB 15, of the 83rd Texas legislative session, created a Perinatal Advisory Council charged with developing and recommending criteria for designating levels of neonatal and maternal care. The primary purpose…

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02
Mar

Six Leaders Elected to TETAF Board of Directors

TETAF welcomes three new individuals and three returning members to the TETAF Board of Directors after an election held by the General Assembly. The General Assembly is comprised of two…

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06
Nov

Affidavit Needed for Emergency Health Care Run Data

The Office of EMS Trauma Systems is asking EMS providers to submit an affidavit to attest that a good faith effort was made to submit calendar year (CY) 2018 emergency…

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24
Sep

Governor Appoints Five to the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council

Five Texans accept new roles to the Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC). Three of the appointees have served in vital positions with TETAF. Governor Greg Abbott appointed Dudley…

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21
Jan

Upcoming TOPIC Courses

Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Courses February 27, 2019, Austin, Texas with the GETAC Committees Level IV TOPIC, February 18, Austin, with GETAC 8 am – 12 noon May 2,…

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26
Oct

RAC R Trains 700 at Santa Fe ISD to Stop the Bleed!

Member Spotlight: East Texas Gulf Coast RAC In 2016, the East Texas Gulf Coast Regional Trauma Advisory Council (RAC-R) committed grant funds to purchase Stop the Bleed Kits to place…

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02
Nov

Get Ready for the 2019 Legislative Session!

The 2019 legislative session is right around the corner and that means it's time for YOU to get involved! Step 1: VOTE! Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. On Monday,…

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05
Nov

San Antonio Leads the Way in Whole Blood

San Antonio paramedics are now carrying whole blood on their ambulances, making it the first large metropolitan area to do so. Research predicts 200 residents could be saved with whole…

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17
Oct

November GETAC Agendas Posted

The Department of State Health Services has posted the agendas for the various November GETAC meetings. _____________________________________________ Wyndham Garden Austin 3401 South IH-35 Austin, Texas 78741 Monday, November 5, 2018…

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12
Oct

GETAC Appointments

The Governor has announced the appointment of three new members of the Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) and the re-appointment of two members. New Appointments: Sharon A. Malone,…

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27
Aug

DSHS Announces Additional Trauma, Stroke Rule Revision Stakeholder Meetings

UPDATED 10/10/2018: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has scheduled additional stakeholder meetings to review the state rules regarding trauma and stroke designation. These meetings are a continuation of…

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