National EMS Information System, Technical Assistance Center - Salt Lake City, UT
In October of 2003, a Memoradum of Understanding (MOU) was created by the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO). This MOU recognized the need for EMS data collection at the national level. It also assigned specific definitions to a set of data elements indentified as desirable to be collected on a national level.
Promotion and Support
The MOU also called for a "roll call vote" of support by state members to promote and support all EMS data initiatives within their states to conform in the future to the national dataset definitions.
The following graphic illustrates the states and territories that have agreed to conform to NHTSA Uniform Prehospital Dataset Version 2.0: