This meeting will be conducted live and virtually through Microsoft Teams.
To access the online meeting, click on the link below and register.
Registration must be completed no later than 5:00 P.M., May 19, 2022.
Lynn Lail, RN, LP, Chair
Shawn Salter, RN, Council Liaison
Jorie Klein, RN, Joseph Schmider, DSHS
Call to Order/Roll Call – Lynn Lail, RN, LP, Chair
Reading of the GETAC Vision and Mission Statements – Lynn Lail, Chair
A unified, comprehensive, and effective Emergency Healthcare System.
To promote, develop, and advance an accountable, patient-centered Trauma and Emergency Healthcare System.
Reading of the Air Medical and Specialty Care Transport Committee’s (AM & SCTC) Statement of Purpose – Lynn Lail, Chair
To collaborate with individuals and organizations to promote and enhance the overall safety, quality of service, and level of care to patients being treated and transported by air medical and specialty care transport providers.
Review and approval of February 9, 2022 AM & SCTC meeting minutes – Lynn Lail, Chair
GETAC Chair comments – Alan Tyroch, MD, GETAC Chair
EMS-Trauma Systems Update – Jorie Klein, MSN, MHA, BSN, RN, EMS-Trauma Systems Director, Joseph Schmider, State EMS Director
Discussion and possible action on the following items:
General Public Comment (Comment time may be limited at Chair’s discretion.)
Summary of action items for GETAC meeting report – Committee Members
Announcements – Lynn Lail, Chair
Review and list agenda items for next meeting – Lynn Lail, Chair
Next meeting date – Lynn Lail, Chair
Adjournment – Lynn Lail, Chair
Public Comment: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to Emergency Health Care. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to DSHS by emailing Crystal.Beard@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 P.M., May 19, 2022. Please include your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Written comments are limited to three minutes and will be read during the meeting for consideration by the Council. The request must contain your name, the name of the organization you represent or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number.
Public comment is limited to three minutes. Speakers must state their name, affiliation, and on whose behalf they are speaking. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format that will be distributed by DSHS staff to Council members, state staff, and for public distribution. Handouts are limited to two pages of documentation (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Handouts must be emailed to DSHS no later than 5:00 P.M., May 19, 2022, and include the name of the person who will be commenting.
Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of DSHS.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Jorie Klein, DSHS, 512-535-8538, or Jorie.Klein@dshs.texas.gov.
People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Crystal Beard at 737-270-0202 or Crystal.Beard@dshs.texas.gov at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.