National EMS Information System, Technical Assistance Center - Salt Lake City, UT
March 24, 2015
- New Cardiac Arrest Dashboard
February 5, 2015
- Best Practices Spotlight
The NEMSIS TAC has created a Best Practices Spotlight. This newsletter highlights EMS agencies that are effectively integrating NEMSIS data to serve local and state public health and safety needs. In the second issue, we spotlight The Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services & Trauma Systems and their use of NEMSIS compliant data for performance improvements in areas of OHCA, Stroke, STEMI's and Major Trauma. For more information read the Best Practices Spotlight.
Links to State Information Related to NTHSA / NEMSIS Version 2 and Version 3:
Version 2: (link)
- State & Territory Information
- Submission Schedule
Version 3: (link)
- State & Territory Information
- National Library
NEMSIS Suggested Presentation!
This webinar will give an overview of the EMS systems and the National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS) and discuss how NEMSIS can be used in syndromic surveillance.
NHTSA / NEMSIS Version 3.4.0 Build 150302 - Official Release
March 3, 2015: The NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center team is pleased to announce the release of NHTSA / NEMSIS Version 3.4.0 Build 150302. This is a major release with the addition of nine elements to the standard and two retired. Thanks for the continued support and involvement of the dedicated EMS stakeholders.
Please see the v3.4.0 Build 150302 Change Log for details for details regarding the modifications.
The Data Dictionary and other resources can be found from the Version 3 tab.
Forum to submit revision requests to the v3 Standard:
Enter your recommended revision to the v3 standard on the NEMSIS V3 Forum.
A NEMSIS Account is required to make revision requests, comment on other requests, and view the forum.
If you don't have an account, request one from Jorge.
Requests and recommendations for changes to the v3 Standard may also be submitted tvia the v3 forum by July 31st of each year. Changes to the dataset will be made only after careful consideration and EMS Stakeholder involvement.
Previous versions of the NEMSIS v3 Standard can be found on the NEMSIS Version 3 Archive page.
NEMSIS Version 3 Shortcuts:
For a summary of the v3 dataset information click Overview.
Additional components are available under Downloads in the Version 3 tab.
Suggested Lists can be found on the Resources page
1) v3.4.0 CR1 - National Schematron / Validation Rule Change Overview
2) EMS Performance Measures Initiative
Nick Nudell & Dave Williams
Use Firefox or Google Chrome to view the Webinar Recording
This webinar provides an opportunity to learn more about the National EMS Performance Measures Initiative.
NEMSIS V3 Implementation Conference Calls:
The NEMSIS TAC will hold NEMSIS Version 3 Software Developer's Implementation Conference Calls on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 11:00 to 12:30 Eastern Time (9:00-10:30 Mountain Time). Notifications of the agenda, phone line, and webinar link are sent out prior to the call, or in the event a call is cancelled.
Information for the conference call is posted on the NEMSIS TAC Google Group the Friday before the call.
To receive notification please become a member of the NEMSIS Google Group or List Serve available here.
If you have any questions, please contact Karen Jacobson at Karen.Jacobson@hsc.utah.edu.