Indiana Trauma Hospitals
Injury is the leading cause of death for Hoosiers between the ages of 1 and 34. More than 95,000 Hoosiers are hospitalized for injuries—and more than 5,000 die—each year. Because trauma care requires special training and equipment, only a limited number of hospitals are prepared to deliver life-saving care on a 24-hour basis. Currently, there are 20 American College of Surgeons-certified trauma hospitals in Indiana and two hospitals "in the process" of ACS certification. See website here: http://www.state.in.us/isdh/24972.htm
Watch the WFYI Documentary,
Indiana Prepares, to learn more about trauma hospitals in Indiana.
Level 1 Trauma Care:
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Level 3 Trauma Care:
In 2008, Indiana established the
Indiana State Trauma Care Committee. The committee advises the governor and the state health commissioner on implementing a more effective trauma care system across the state.
In September 2013, Indiana approved the
trauma registry final rule.
Trauma News & Updates:
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