The Future of EMS


Stop the Bleed

The 2019 Texas Legislature added to the state’s Stop the Bleed campaign when Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 496 into law. The measure requires bleeding control training for staff and accessible bleeding control kits in schools.

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Disaster Response

Texas EMS agencies from as far away as the Texas panhandle responded to Hurricane Harvey.

Click here to learn more about how Texas EMS agencies work together to respond to disasters.

Responding to Patients with Mental Illness

Several Texas EMS agencies have developed innovative protocols for responding to patients who have mental illness. 

Click here to learn more about EMS agencies and hospitals in the San Antonio worked together to avoid unnecessary emergency department visits.

Mobile Blood Labs

Several Texas EMS agencies are using mobile blood labs as a tool to treat patients in a faster manner. Click here to read a Q&A with Jonathan Sell of Booker EMS and Ben Oakley of North Blanco County EMS. Also, click on the image below to learn more about the subject.

EMS Explorer & Citizen Academies

Click here to learn how Texas EMS agencies are creating interest in EMS careers in their communities.