To serve as a liaison between health care facilities within this region to include the monitoring of system development, coordination of activities, performance improvement, and hospital training.
To provide oversight and guidance for the Region regarding the Pediatric Objectives issued by the State of Texas.
To serve as a liaison to the acute care facilities and pre-hospital providers for initiatives issued by the State of Texas to include but not limited to stroke care, facility designations, public education, and training.
To provide guidance for training within the Region to enhance trauma and acute care standards in this Region.
Disaster Emergency Preparedness
To coordinate preparedness and responses to acute medical mass casualty, evacuation, and disaster situations.
To provide guidance within the Region for injury prevention activities.
To collect injury statistics within the Region for direction of injury prevention activities.
Improve the quality of healthcare, access to care, and education for pregnant women and newborns in the region utilizing best practices and evidence based medicine
Develop system improvement initiatives
To serve as a liaison for pre-hospital providers within this Region to include the monitoring of system development, coordination of activities, performance improvement, and pre-hospital training.
To conduct Provider and Community Stroke / Cardiac education
Develop and distribute transport plans to be consistent with GETAC guidelines (e.g. criteria for patient identification, destination choices based on designation, inter-facility transfers, early treatment, training requirements, etc.)
Develop system performance improvement initiatives
Systems QI & Physician’s Advisory
To ensure optimal care of the trauma and acute care patients in TSA-N, through critical review of select cases by members of the Brazos Valley Regional Advisory Council as identified by system filters.
To collect data of overall stats for patients transferred out of the TSA-N region and report back to Board and General Assembly.
To monitor the performance of identified performance improvement indicators as it relates to the quality of patient care.
Make recommendations regarding system enhancement and/or improvements.