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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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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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05
Apr

TETAF Brings Trauma Conference to Panhandle RAC

  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…

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29
Mar

Dr. Ronald Stewart, Eric Epley Testify in Austin

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…

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16
Mar

TETAF Welcomes Holly White, Perinatal Project Manager

Please join TETAF in welcoming Holly White, RN, BSN, CPN to the team as the Perinatal Project Manager. Holly has 18 years experience as a RN and has extensive background in neonatal…

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08
Mar

TETAF Mourns the Loss of Board Member Shae Watson

It is with great regret that we share the passing of TETAF Board Member Shae Watson. Shae served as the RAC Division Chair and was a member of the TETAF Board…

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01
Mar

Texas TQIP Collaborative Meets in Austin, TMD & Administrator Appointed

Members of the Texas TQIP Collaborative met Feb. 11 for the first organizational meeting. TQIP participating facilities were invited to select their top 2 choices for a TMD and their…

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05
Mar

$10 Million Appropriated to DOD Trauma Clinical Research Program

The federal omnibus spending bill passed at the end of 2015 includes a $10 million line item appropriation for a Trauma Clinical Research Program within the Department of Defense (DoD)…

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29
Feb

TETAF Hosts Successful Hospital Data Management Course

TETAF and DSHS partnered once again Feb. 24-25 to bring registrar education to Texas Trauma Registrars. The TETAF Hospital Data Management Course was a great success, with 70 participants from throughout the…

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01
Mar

Texas TQIP Collaborative Meets in Austin, TMD & Administrator Appointed

Members of the Texas TQIP Collaborative met Feb. 11 for the first organizational meeting. TQIP participating facilities were invited to select their top 2 choices for a TMD and their…

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