Why civilian and military trauma systems must collaborate

Trauma leaders have been interested in building stronger links between civilian and military trauma systems for several decades. In the past few years, however, the goal of civilian-military trauma collaboration has taken on a new urgency. Last year, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 directed the U.S.…

Quality & PI

How to code REBOA in the trauma registry

Trauma centers and surgeons are increasingly using REBOA (or resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta) to treat patients in hemorrhagic shock. REBOA isn’t exactly a new procedure. In fact, it’s been around for a…

Program Management

Endovascular trauma: ensuring quality and patient safety

Some endovascular trauma procedures are relatively uncommon. Given that fact, a robust quality assurance strategy is an essential part of any endovascular trauma program. Risk mitigation for endovascular trauma “The best way to mitigate the…

News Updates

Erlanger to host Optimal course in April 2018

Erlanger Health in Chattanooga, Tenn., will host the Optimal Trauma Center Organization & Management Course on Monday, April 23, 2018. The Optimal Course was developed by the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN) and the American…