Information on Standing Committees in Heart of Texas

HOTRAC is your all-inclusive resource for the latest happenings throughout the local healthcare community. Below is our listing of medical committees in Heart of Texas, and the names of those who run them. You can find more organizations in our resources library for further information.

Regional Performance Improvement

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Trauma & Emergency Health Systems Committee

The purpose of this committee is for our Cardiac, Stroke, Trauma & ED, and Perinatal & Pediatric work groups to to jointly discuss proposed changes to the Emergency Healthcare System Plan, identify and discuss possible overlapping performance improvement projects and results. This committee also elevates any requested changes to the Emergency Healthcare System Plan to the Physician Advisory Committee for review.

Chair: Not yet elected
Vice Chair: Not yet elected
Next Meeting: December 12, 2023, 4-5 PM, BSW-Hillcrest

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Pre-Hospital Committee

The purpose of this committee is to serve as a liaison for pre-hospital providers to include the monitoring of system development, coordination of activities, performance improvement, and pre-hospital training.

Chair: Christopher Walker, AirLift Texas
Vice Chair: Marilyn Judy, Crawford EMS
Next Meeting: December 12, 2023, 2:30 - 5 PM, BSW-Hillcrest

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Cardiac Work Group

The purpose of this heart health work group is 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 cardiac care, STEMI, public education, and training.

Chair: Terri Doss, BSW-Hillcrest
Vice Chair: Dena Looney, Parkview Regional Hospital
Next Meeting: TBA (Virtual)

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Stroke Work Group

The purpose of the stroke awareness work group is 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.

Chair: Kelly Mullins, Ascension Providence
Vice Chair: Vacant
Next Meeting: TBA (Virtual)

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Trauma and ED Work Group

The purpose of this work group is to serve as a liaison between trauma facilities and pre-hospital providers to include the monitoring of system development, coordination of activities, performance improvement, and hospital training.

Chair: Russell Etheridge, Ascension Providence
Vice Chair: Vacant
Next Meeting: TBA (Virtual)

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Perinatal and Pediatric Work Group

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 pediatric, NICU and perinatal capable facilities.

To provide guidance for training within the Region to enhance perinatal and pediatric care standards in this Region.

Chair: Amanda Truelove, BSW--Hillcrest
Vice Chair: Sunny Deeds, Ascension Providence
Next Meeting: TBA (Virtual)

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