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Trauma Center - Request For Proposals

Questions concerning the Request for Proposal should be directed to Dan Burch, EMS Administrator, San Joaquin County EMS Agency, P.O. Box 220, French Camp, CA 95231 or by e-mail,

December 19, 2012 - The San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services Agency is soliciting proposals from state licensed general acute care hospitals to be considered for designation as an adult level III trauma center. Authority for designation is provided by Division 2.5 of the Health and Safety Code of the State of California. Formal written proposals are sought for the designation of one level III trauma center with the commitment of the selected hospital to progress to adult level II trauma center standards and achieve level II trauma center designation within a specified timeframe.


December 19, 2012

RFP released

January 4, 2013

Letter of Intent and Proposal Fee Due

January 9, 2013

Proposer's RFP Question Submission Deadline

January 22, 2013

Pre-submission Conference

February 15, 2013

Proposal Submission Deadline

March 4 - 8, 2013

Hospital Site Visit(s)

March 14, 2013

Announcement of EMS Agency's Recommendation

March 25, 2013

Deadline to file protest

April 18, 2013

Decision on Protest (if necessary)

May 7, 2013

Board of Supervisors' Decision on Recommendation, Protest, and Authorization to Enter for Contract Negotiations

June 25, 2013

Board of Supervisors decision on negotiated contract


Trauma System Policies