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05
Feb

Brain Injury Awareness Month

In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March, the Texas Brain Injury Programs at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will offer a free virtual Texas Brain Conference…

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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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30
Aug

TETAF Board Meeting

The next quarterly TETAF Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 beginning promptly at 5:00 p.m. Light appetizers will be served starting before the meeting at 4:30…

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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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09
Nov

Additional TOPIC Courses Scheduled in Texas

TOPIC courses have been scheduled in Texas for: November 30, 2016, Arlington, Texas January 20, 2017, Arlington, Texas February 22, 2017, Austin, Texas March 2, 2017, Arlington, Texas May 10,…

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28
Oct

GETAC 2017 Dates Announced

The 2017 dates for the meeting of the Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) have been announced. February 22-24 (Austin) May 10-12 (Austin) August 16-18 (Austin) November 18-20 (Fort…

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17
Oct

Perinatal Advisory Council Meeting

The Perinatal Advisory Council (PAC) will meet Oct. 25 at 10:30 am at the Health & Human Services Commission in Austin. more information is available on the TETAF calendar. Questions regarding…

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07
Oct

Texas Deploys Disaster Relief Resources For Areas Impacted By Hurricane Matthew

At the request of the State of Florida, the State of Texas Thursday approved sending resources for disaster relief in preparation for Hurricane Matthew. These resources, through the Emergency Management…

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23
Sep

Broadcast: Legislative Budget Board Hearing

Archived video of the Sept. 22 Legislative Budget Board hearing is available online. Committee staff met to hear testimony on the Legislative Appropriations Requests for the Health & Human Services…

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28
Sep

Bill Would Improve Trauma Care with Military-Civilian Partnerships

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) recently introduced the MISSION ZERO Act, S. 3407, to assist assigning Department of Defense (DoD) trauma surgeons to civilian trauma centers. This bill will address variations…

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29
Sep

Last Chance to Submit EMS Award Nominations

Texas EMS Award nominations are being accepted until September 30. Don't miss your opportunity to nominate a person or organization that best exemplifies what the Texas EMS/Trauma system has to offer.  Winners…

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16
Sep

National Neonatal Nurses Day

On Thursday, September 15, TETAF joined with others around the country to celebrate National Neonatal Nurses Day. We are grateful to all the nurses who work tirelessly to help the…

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07
Sep

Perinatal Advisory Council Meeting

The Perinatal Advisory Council (PAC) will meet Sept. 20 at 10:30 am at the Health & Human Services Commission in Austin. Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should…

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12
Jul

GETAC Appointments

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Mike Clements for a term to expire January 1, 2020, and Jeffrey Barnhart, Sheila Faske and Robert Isbell and reappointed Ryan Matthews and Robert Vezzetti,…

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