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Emergency Systems

Emergency Systems of the Oklahoma State Department of Health consists of two major program areas:

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Trauma and Systems Develoment

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)


        EMS provides the oversight that ensures regulatory compliance of the agencies and personnel providing pre-hospital care to the citizens of Oklahoma. EMS program areas are as follows:

  •  Licensure of EMS agencies/Emergency Medical Response Agencies (EMRAs)
  •  Licensure of EMS professionals
  •  Complaint Investigations
  •  Regulatory Compliance Inspections of EMS agencies and vehicles
  •  Evaluation of EMS instructional programs
  •  OKEMSIS Database

Trauma and Systems Development:

    Trauma and systems development encompasses several, interdependent program areas with the over-arching goal of creating a system of trauma care for the citizens of Oklahoma that ensures   our trauma patients are properly prioritized and transported to the appropriate facilities that can provide definitive care in a timely manner. These programs are as follows:

  • Regional Trauma Advisory Board (RTAB) Coordination
  •  Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
  •  Systems Development for EMS and Trauma
  •  Trauma Fund
  •  Trauma Registry
  •  EMResource™
  •  Trauma Referral Center (TReC)

    Each program area is described in more detail by clicking the respective links above. 


Emergency Systems
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1207
f 405.271.4240




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