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  • 1st Annual Trauma Registry Conference

    Posted July 7, 2014

    Stony Brook School of Nursing is hosting the 1st Annual Trauma Registry Conference on August 22, 2014. The Next Step: Integrating Trauma Registry Data into Performance Improvement.

    The conference will be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Stony Brook University Manhattan Campus. For more information call 631-444-1059

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  • Call for Trauma and Data Registry Council Members

    Posted May 19, 2014

    The ATS Trauma Data and Registry Council serves the membership by providing trauma registrars and systems at large, with the tools, education, and resources to ensure and maintain the highest quality injury data. The Council seeks individuals with an interest in trauma, broad familiarity with healthcare, and, above all, an enthusiasm for creative ideas and important issues within and outside of their areas of expertise.

    We hope you will consider joining us. Please click here for the application - http://bit.ly/SaolUj or the link above for more information. Deadline is Friday, May 30th, 2014.

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  • CMS Sets New Implementation Date for ICD-10

    Posted May 2, 2014

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the new deadline for ICD-10 implementation. In a nearly 1,700 page proposed rule on FY2015 inpatient payment policies, CMS set Oct 1, 2015 as the new deadline.

  • It's NATIONAL TRAUMA AWARENESS MONTH!

    Posted May 2, 2014

    The American Trauma Society, in collaboration with the Society of Trauma Nurses, is once again pleased to present National Trauma Awareness Month. This May, in its 26th year, the campaign focuses on Sports Injuries, titled “Playing It Safe”. In recent years, increasing numbers of people of all ages have been heeding their health professionals’ advice to get active for all of the health benefits exercise has to offer. But for some people—particularly those who overdo or who don’t properly train or warm up—these benefits can come at a price: sports injuries.

  • Join ATS for our Trauma Registry Course - This June in Washington, DC!

    Posted April 22, 2014

    Join the ATS this June, for our upcoming Trauma Registrar Course in Washington, DC! Trauma Registrars, Trauma Program Managers, Trauma Program Coordinators, and others interested in the Trauma Registry are invited to join in on this unique, innovative opportunity. Don’t miss out on your chance to participate! Click the link above for more info.

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  • Burn Injury Awareness Week - February 2-8, 2014

    Posted February 3, 2014

    “Hot liquids burn like fire!” That is just one of the messages the ATS wants you to remember this week. Scalds are the number one cause of burn injuries to children under four. Remember to supervise children when you are cooking or drinking hot liquids and to turn water heaters down to deliver hot water at less than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. For more burn safety tips, visit the link above.

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  • January 2014 Issue of the ATS PULSE Released

    Posted January 16, 2014

    Check out the new issue of the ATS Health Policy Newsletter, the PULSE. The PULSE delivers federal, state and local policy information affecting the trauma professional. Click on the "Legislation" link above to access the newsletter.

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  • December Issue of ATS INFORM is Now Available

    Posted January 2, 2014

    The December ATS INFORM Newsletter is now available! Featuring important industry news from around the trauma community, INFORM delivers injury prevention, industry and research news affecting the trauma professional. Click the link above and check it out!

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  • ATS National Office Holiday Hours

    Posted December 19, 2013

    The ATS National Office will be closed Wednesday, December 25th to Monday, December 30th in honor of the Christmas holiday and Wendesday, January 1st for New Years. On behalf of the entire ATS family, we wish you a very Happy Holiday Season!

  • ATS Board Member Dr. Lenworth Jacobs featured in Wall Street Journal about Tourniquet Use

    Posted November 15, 2013

    The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and the Boston Marathon bombing are prompting medical experts to change their thinking about the long-disdained technique of using tourniquets to save lives. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted Dr. Jacobs work on the Hartford Consensus, a document which outlines recommendations for active shooter and mass casualty incidents. Those recommendations included a call for wider use of tourniquets.

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