hcecHarris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) earned the title for the only Houston-based EMS agency to receive CAAS (the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services) accreditation. HCEC joins an elite group of only eight EMS providers in Texas and 163 EMS providers in the United States to successfully achieve the recognition. The accreditation process requires the completion of a comprehensive application and on-site review by national experts in emergency medical services.

The Panel of Commissioners extended the commendation to HCEC for outstanding achievement in compliance with national standards for best practices in the Emergency Medical Services Industry.