The degree to which Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies submit National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS) compliant version 3.x data to the state EMS office.
Goal for Performance Measure by 2021
80% of EMS agencies in the state or territory submit NEMSIS version-compliant patient-care data to the State EMS Office for all 911 initiated EMS activations.
Why This Measure Matters
Valid data is a key part of healthcare improvement. By having data that accurately reflects the care that is needed and provided, the state and national EMS systems are able to identify opportunities for improvement and make sure that we are able to promote positive health outcomes for our population.