Kansas Trauma ProgramVision

Zero Preventable Deaths in Kansas


  • Match patient needs to medical resources
  • Increase public injury education
  • Identify standards for quality care of the injured

We aim to reduce the numbers of death and disability to ensure a healthier and safer Kansas.

Continuum of Care

The Kansas Trauma System represents a continuum of care:

  1. Injury Prevention
  2. Bystander Care
  3. Prehospital Care
  4. Hospital Definitive Care
  5. Rehabilitation
  6. Recovery and Re-Entry


  1. Manage the Trauma Registry Database
  2. Designate Trauma Centers
  3. Lead Regional Performance Improvement


  • Monitor trends in Kansas trauma data
  • Increase public injury education
  • Promote quality injury care standards and accountability
  • Quickly match patient needs to medical resources
  • Support an integrated system serving the patient from injury to recovery

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