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Restoring Lives through a Comprehensive, Collaborative Approach

Trauma care requires a comprehensive approach utilizing a broad base of resources from emergency medical services through a network of designated trauma hospitals. It ensures timely and cost-effective, quality emergency medical care with the goal of reducing death and disability by getting the right patient to the right resource in the right amount of time. Tacoma Trauma recognizes optimal trauma care is provided within a framework of flexibility and using evidence-based practices. We work collaboratively with our emergency medical services (EMS) providers and hospital partners to ensure the safest patient care is provided, from the moment EMS arrives on the scene to transport to the hospital emergency department.

Thank you to our Healthcare Partners

Unintentional injury remains the leading cause of death among the age groups of one to 44 years. Trauma systems significantly improve the morbidity and mortality of trauma patients by getting the right patient to the right place in the right amount of time. This would not be possible without our healthcare partners, from 9-1-1 dispatchers to the first responders in the field. You have our deepest respect and appreciation.

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