National EMS Information System, Technical Assistance Center - Salt Lake City, UT
September 27, 2013
NEMSIS v3.3.3 Build 130926 Released
The Version 3.3.3 dataset has been released to correct critical errors. Please reference the v3.3.3 Change Log for specifics.
The NEMSIS TAC has established a policy for further releases to the Version 3 dataset. Please access the policy here. Requests and recommendations for change should be submitted to NEMSIS staff by July 31st of each year. Changes to the dataset will be made only after careful consideration and EMS Stakeholder involvement. March 1st of each year, beginning in 2014, will be the annual release date for future non-critical releases to the Version 3 dataset. Enter your recommended revision to the v3 standard on the NEMSIS V3 Forum.
A NEMSIS Account is required to view and comment. Discussion regarding the changes will be ongoing through October 2013.
Don't have an account, request one from Jorge.
NEMSIS V3 Dataset
September 13, 2013 Update:
The NEMSIS TAC has received over 140 revision requests to the NEMSIS Version 3 dataset. Recommendations can be viewed on the NEMSIS V3 Forum. Please reference the NEMSIS Version 3 Minor Release Schedule Policy for details on the revision process.
Information and discussion regarding the recommended changes can be viewed in the NEMSIS Version 3.3.3 Release Requests online forum available under the Version 3 Release Requests section. Discussion will be ongoing for three months including at the NEMSIS Annual Meeting in Park City, Utah.
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
NEMSIS Website Update
Support Page Updated: New pages have been developed to separate State information and plans related to Version 2 and Version 3. A NEMSIS TAC page with a NEMSIS Version 3 National Library for custom elements and schematron rules is under development.
Version 2: (link)
State & Territory Information
Version 3: (link)
State & Territory Information
NEMSIS 2013 Annual Meeting
"Progression of the V3 Data Standard"
October 24-25, 2013
The purpose of the NEMSIS V3 Progression meeting was to answer questions regarding NEMSIS V3 products, review NEMSIS V3 compliance testing, introduce a V2 to V3 mapping solution, vet minor revisions for the March 2014 V3.x release, introduce an XML-based markup standard for encoding clinical data for exchange (HL7-CDA), discuss ideas regarding integration of national and local EMS data reporting, and review the future of the NEMSIS V3 Standard.
Attendance: 61 NEMSIS Stakeholders
-- plus two NEMSIS consultants and 10 NEMSIS Staff
- State Representatives = 8
- EMS Agency Representatives = 2
- National Organization Stakeholders = 2
- EMS Software Organizations (distinct) = 25
(including 49 individuals)
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.
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.
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.