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NEMSIS: The Project and the Center. Paige Nielsen, BS NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center. Overview. Need for standardized data NEMSIS Two primary objectives for ONE PURPOSE Where we are today Elements NEMSIS collects related to Stroke victims. Why is EMS Data Collection Difficult?.

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Nemsis the project and the center

NEMSIS: The Project and the Center

Paige Nielsen, BS

NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center


Overview

Overview

  • Need for standardized data

  • NEMSIS

    • Two primary objectives for ONE PURPOSE

    • Where we are today

  • Elements NEMSIS collects related to Stroke victims


Why is ems data collection difficult

Why is EMS Data Collection Difficult?

Mark Bess

Work Address:

24 6 Montgomery Street Salt Lake City, UT

Antonia Marie Pilaski

Alias:

Toni Pilaski

Marie Pilaski

Address:

33 Prince Regent Street Salt Lake City, UT

Antonia Pilaski

Trauma Center Address:

450 1st Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT

Antonia Marie Pilaski

Alias:

Toni Marie

Response Address:

39 Prince Regent Street Salt Lake City, UT

Antonia Pilaski

First Hospital Address:

245 Chipeta Way, Murray, UT

9-1-1 call place from the residence

EMS responds to neighbour's house

Marie is transported to nearest hospital

15 hours later, Marie transferred to a trauma center

A domestic dispute with fiancée arrested at work

Who Know’s Marie’s Story?


Status among states

Status Among States

Source: NEMSIS TAC

Capability Survey, 2006


The need

The Need

  • EMS Education

    • Curriculums

    • Local Education

  • EMS Outcomes

    • Something other than death

    • System evaluation

  • EMS Research

    • Generate hypothesis

    • Evaluate cost-effectiveness

    • Identify problems and target issues

  • EMS Reimbursement

    • National fee schedule and reimbursement rates


Nemsis purposes

NEMSIS Purposes

  • Compose a Uniform Dataset

    • Demographic dataset (EMS System)

    • EMS dataset (EMS Event)

  • Ensure the Portability of Data

    • XML (eXtensible Markup Language )

    • XSD (XML Schema Definition)


Nemsis the project and the center

NEMSIS Overview


Where are we

Where are we?


States using the nhtsa standard

States Using the NHTSA Standard

EMS Data Dictionaries 100% Compliant with NHTSA 2.2

EMS Data Dictionaries not 100% Compliant

States not Reporting


National ems database

National EMS Database


Nemsis tac

NEMSIS TAC

  • To facilitate the collection of EMS data from States and Territories to create the National EMS Database.

    • Two campuses

    • Ten staff

    • NEDARC is offering assistance

    • Small grant opportunities


Www nemsis org

www.nemsis.org


Funds available

Funds Available !

  • Money provided by NHTSA ($255,000)

    • Uses:

    • To aid states over the hurdle of submitting data to the National EMS Repository

      • Additional programming

      • Software modifications

      • Needed consensus meetings

  • Section 408 funds


Facilitate a focused effort

Facilitate a Focused Effort

  • Strategic Plan built around a one-month timeline:

    • Full dedication of the NEMSIS Team

      • Designed to built momentum and relationships


Collected elements related to stroke victims

Collected Elements Related to Stroke Victims

  • E03_01: Complaint Reported by Dispatch

    • 480 – Fall Victim

    • 550 – Unconscious/Fainting

    • 535 – Stroke/CVA

  • E09_12: Chief Complaint Organ System

    • 1355 – CNS/Neuro

    • 1385 – Psych

  • E09_13: Primary Symptom

    • 1415 – Change in responsiveness

    • 1460 – Menta/Psych


Collected elements related to stroke victims cont

Collected Elements Related to Stroke Victims (cont.)

  • E09_14:Other Associated Symptoms

    • 1415 – Change in responsiveness

    • 1460 – Mental/Psych

  • E09_15: Providers Primary Impression

    • 1730 – Stroke/CVA

  • E09_16: Providers Secondary Impression

    • 1730 – Stroke/CVA


Collected elements related to stroke victims cont1

Collected Elements Related to Stroke Victims (cont.)

  • E23_09: Research Survey Field

    • Allows states to add on additional variables

  • E23_02: Potential Registry Candidate

    • Can be an additional fields for state data systems to flag patients for specific registries


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • The NEMSIS Standard is here to stay

  • The efforts of the EMS community (plus the standards) will improve patient care

  • Data collection and evaluation are the first steps in continuous improvement


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Available resources

Available Resources

Paige Nielsen

(801) 581-7373

Michael Ely

(801) 585-9761


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