Acute Care Committee (Stroke & STEMI Committee): 
Lisa Hutchison, RN - 903.594.2812 - lhutchison[@]etmc.org

The mission and purpose of the Stroke Care Committee is to review emergency transport and treatment of the stroke patient.

To identify stroke care professionals from hospitals within Trauma Service Area G and to review and define stroke care capabilities of each of these hospitals and define guidelines for the transportation of the stroke patient to the appropriate hospital. To improve the recognition and rapid treatment of STEMI patients throughout the facilities within Trauma Service Area G.

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Air Medical + Pre-Hospital Committee: 
Jim Speier, Flight for Life - jim.speier[@]flightforlifetexas.com
Pre-Hospital Committee Chair Open 

The goal of the Air Medical Committee is to create a culture in which to deliver consistent safe, quality air medical transport and care to the citizens of the RAC Area G community.

The goal of the pre-hospital committee is to provide an open venue for networking between EMS in TSA-G and to provide an arena for issues both regional and statewide open communications between hospital and pre-hospital settings.  It is our intention as a committee to stand as a unified front with no single organization taking charge.  It is the goal of this committee to strive to improve pre-hospital care within our trauma service area. 

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Finance Committee (Invitation Only Meeting): 
Billy Perez, Director Fairfield EMS - 903.388.2448 - fairfieldems[@]valor.net

It is the mission of the Finance Committee of RAC-G to fund trauma related projects to members in good standing in order to benefit trauma patient care throughout our region.

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Hospital Preparedness Committee (ASPR): 
Keith Vintila - Safety Manager - Palestine Regional Medical Center - Keith.Vintila[@]LPNT.net

To promote hospital and community disaster preparedness, whether man-made or natural, through education, financial assistance and training while integrating state-wide preparedness activities at the local level.

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Steering Coalition for HPP: 
Keith Vintila - Safety Manager - Palestine Regional Medical Center - Keith.Vintila[@]LPNT.net

Mission of the RAC-G Steering Coalition is to assist the Hospital Preparedness Program of Piney Woods Regional Advisory Council TSA G in the regional preparedness planning efforts and maintaining compliance with the ASPR funding guidelines.

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Neonatal / Pediatric / Perinatal Committee: 
Stephanie Foster, CNO Longview Regional - 903-232-3775 - stephanie.foster[@]longviewregional.com

The goal of the Perinatal Regional RAC-G is the effective implementation and maintenance of a standardized designation program for Neonatal and Maternal levels of care in RAC-G. We are committed to the comprehensive improvement in the care of neonatal and maternal patients throughout our region and supporting the health care professionals who provide this care.

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Performance Improvement: 
Rob Terry, Trauma Coordinator - ETMC Pittsburg - 903-946-5580 - raterry1[@]etmc.org

To ensure that trauma patients receive the highest quality care possible in RAC-G by analyzing trauma system performance and identifying opportunities for improvement.

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Physicians Peer Review / Research: 
William Moore, M.D. - ETMC EMS

Physician Peer Review/Research - All phases of planning, development and implementation of an organized, integrated system for trauma care in TSA-G. Responsibilities of the committee are to revise and update Trauma System Plan on an annual basis.

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The RAC-G General Assembly Agenda has been posted, please review the schedule!

Meeting Times - Click Here - Meeting Agenda


See you Thursday!