National EMS Information System (NEMSIS)

Faculty Member: Greg Mears, MD

Project Description: This ongoing project is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and subcontracted to the EMS Performance Improvement Center by the University of Utah.  This project year began on September 16, 2009 and is scheduled to end on September 15, 2010.  The focus during this current year is to complete many of the tasks associated with supporting the NHTSA dataset and the National EMS Database.  This includes; ongoing software compliance testing, software development technical assistance, project representation at state and national meetings, and NEMSIS report design.  Additionally, this subcontract will provide comprehensive support during the transition from the NHTSA 2.2.1 to the Version 3.0 dataset and XML standards.