Infectious Disease National Custom Elements

Click Here to view a guidance document detailing these National Custom Elements and providing a description of their intended use. The NEMSIS TAC has worked with EMS stakeholders to identify needed National Custom Elements to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. These custom elements are made available to EMS agencies and States in an effort to standardize the documentation and coding of recent travel and potential exposures related to an infectious disease, like COVID-19. The National Custom Elements may be found in the lower right-hand corner of the NEMSIS V3 Custom Element Library.

Version 3.5.0 Revision

Careful consideration of posted requests for revisions to the NEMSIS 3.4.0 standard began in early October, during the NEMSIS V3 Implementation meeting, and continue through bimonthly V3 Implementation webinars and NASEMSO Data Managers Committee calls.

WHY MOVE TO V3.5.0?

WHAT IS IN THE REVISION?

WHEN WILL CHANGES TAKE PLACE?

HOW CAN I FOLLOW ALONG?

NHTSA’s Office of EMS Data Use Video

“The NHTSA Office of EMS has created an engaging two-minute animated video that follows EMS data from the moment they are collected at the scene to when they are analyzed and used to improve care from the local to the national level. The video, intended for all members of the EMS community, highlights the importance of collecting and sharing accurate information, and the numerous ways agencies, policymakers, researchers and others use it.”  Check out the EMS Data Use Video