Governor Appoints Seven to GETAC

Governor Greg Abbott announced the appointment of seven individuals to GETAC, including Ryan Matthews, who serves as a board member of the Texas EMS Alliance. Statute directs the governor to […]

Texas EMS Award Nominations Due on September 29

Texas EMS Award nominations are being accepted until September 29. Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate a person or organization that best exemplifies what the Texas EMS/Trauma system has to offer.  Winners […]

September 17 Deadline for GETAC Committees

Interested in serving on a GETAC committee? You have until midnight, September 17 to get your application in to DSHS. Committee members serve three-year terms. The application form can be […]

September 9th Hearing on DSHS’s EMS Proposed Rule

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule for EMS on September 9, 2016 in Austin. Visit http://dshs.texas.gov/emstraumasystems/ for more information […]

GETAC’s May 11-13 Schedule Announced

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) posted the agenda for the May 11-13, 2016 GETAC meetings in Austin. Click here to view the schedule: GETAC May 2015 Schedule

Regional EMS Time Out for STRAC Goes Live 01.01.16

To:  All ER Nurses, Emergency Physicians, Surgeons, and EMS personnel The Regional EMS Time Out Report  has been designed by ER Nurses, EMS Paramedics, Emergency Physicians and Trauma Surgeons from the STRAC […]

Final EMS Review of Chapter 157

GETAC’s EMS Committee will meet in San Antonio on Monday, December 14 to perform a review of Chapter 157 before sending final suggestions to GETAC.  The meeting is a great […]