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Revised Statement on Trauma Center Designation Based upon System Need and the Economic Drivers Impacting Trauma Systems
The following revised statement was developed by the ACS Committee on Trauma in 2014, and the addendum addressing specific issues related to the economic drivers impacting trauma systems was added in June 2021 with the approval of the Board of Regents.
New adult trauma center on Chicago’s South Side will treat violence as a disease
A new adult trauma center in Chicago is a model for centers across the U.S. that treat patients in areas marked by high rates of violence.
Trauma and emergency care under the Affordable Care Act
An update on provisions in the Affordable Care Act related to trauma care and trauma systems is provided, as is a summary of surge capacity issues in the current system.