Texas — State Partnership

EMSC State Partnership Texas

Jan. 1, 1991 - Present

Grant Number
H33MC11305
Project Overview
The goals of this project are to increase the use of the NEMSIS data collection system among EMS agencies; to develop a standardized system to acknowledge hospital readiness to care for pediatric patients that encompasses established standards and EMSC performance measures; to improve the number of hospitals that have written transfer guidelines and agreements that cover pediatric patients; to increase the number of pediatric emergency care coordinators in hospitals and EMS agencies; to incorporate family, youth, and consumer participation and cultural and linguistic competency into the EMSC program; to integrate EMSC into the state’s healthcare infrastructure; and to establish permanence of EMSC in the Texas health care system.
Institution
Baylor College of Medicine
Main Contact

Regions

HRSA

6

EMSC

Red River

HPP

6

NASEMSO

South

Contacts

Name Role(s) Phone Email
Greta James-Maxfield
  • FAN
Kathyn Kothari, MD
  • Program Director
Kathryn.Kothari@bcm.edu
Sam Vance, MHA, LP
  • Program Manager
(832) 824-3672 samuel.vance@bcm.edu

Products

Title Format Description Published/Revised Availability
Pony Express Newsletter Official Newsletter of the EMSC State Partnership, Texas 2014 Available Online

Disseminations

Title Type Publication/Event Published/Presented Identifier Details
A Survey of Restraint Methods for the Safe Transport of Children in Ground Ambulances Research Paper/Publication Pediatric Emergency Care 2018
Barriers to Implementation of Recommendations for Transport of Children in Ground Ambulances Poster 2017 NASEMSO Annual Meeting 2017