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May

HHSC Awards $15 Million in Grant Funding for Mental Health

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding up to $15 million in grant funds to 31 governmental entities and nonprofit organizations located across the state to provide mental…

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18
May

Together, We Are Making An Impact

It’s human nature to sometimes wonder if what we are doing is making an impact. We get busy with the work at hand, and too often don’t stop to assess…

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16
May

National Trauma Survivors Day

Today is National Trauma Survivors Day. TETAF is thankful, today and always, to all the survivors who have volunteered with us at the Capitol over the years to educate lawmakers…

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08
May

TETAF Releases Impact Report

At tonight's board meeting, TETAF released the 2015-2017 impact report. The report details the actions and accomplishments of the foundation over the past few years. Download the report here.

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07
May

It’s Your Week – Thank You, Nurses!

Around the country this week, hospitals will be rolling out the red carpet to celebrate their modern-day Florence Nightingales as part of National Nurses Week. This year marks the 64th…

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25
Apr

Submit Your Nominations for the Texas EMS Awards

The Department of State Health Services is currently accepting nominations for this year's Texas EMS Awards, to be presented during the Texas EMS Conference in November. Nominations will be accepted until…

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27
Apr

May is 30th Annual National Trauma Awareness Month

In 1988, Ronald Reagan recognized the need for trauma awareness and established May as the month for education and prevention activities. For the past 30 years, trauma leaders in Texas,…

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27
Apr

May is 30th Annual National Trauma Awareness Month

In 1988, Ronald Reagan recognized the need for trauma awareness and established May as the month for education and prevention activities. For the past 30 years, trauma leaders in Texas,…

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25
Apr

Submit Your Nominations for the Texas EMS Awards

The Department of State Health Services is currently accepting nominations for this year's Texas EMS Awards, to be presented during the Texas EMS Conference in November. Nominations will be accepted until…

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20
Apr

HHSC Releases Ambulance Medicaid Rates

On April 19, the Health & Human Services Commission released proposed adjustments to Medicaid reimbursement rates for ambulances, effective Sept. 1, 2018. Ground EMS would face a cut of a…

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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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