See the message below from the State Data and Informatics:
The NYS 3.4.0 Documentation Standard, implemented today, has been updated to include the changes listed below. The optional changes in validation rules are designed to ease some documentation pain points as requested by EMS providers. The facility codes are required changes to ensure smooth transmission of ePCRs to the sending and receiving facilities listed below.
Rule 1396 (eVitals.01) ~ rule deactivation
Rule 1387 (eTimes.08) ~ change from failure to warning
Rule 1388 (eTimes.08) ~ change from failure to warning
Rule 1592 (eInjury.03) ~ change from failure to warning
Rule 2181 (eTimes.09) ~ change from failure to warning
Rule 2182 (eTimes.11) ~ change from failure to warning
Rule 2183 (eTimes.12) ~ change from failure to warning
The following are the updates to the facility codes to be implemented as follows:
Wynn Hospital (H15478) ~ add to eScene.10 and eDisposition.02 ~ MidState Region
Barnes Center – Health (M00002) ~ add to eScene.10 and eDisposition.02 ~ Central New York Region
Maimonides Bay Ridge (Freestanding) Emergency Department (M00094) ~ add to eScene.10 and eDisposition.02 ~ New York City Region
The Guthrie Clinic | Corning Hospital (H00866) ~ address was changed ~ Southern Tier Region
Binghamton University | Decker Student Health Services Center (M00003) ~ add to eScene.10 and eDisposition.02 ~ Susquehanna Region
An update document is being sent to the Regional Program Agencies for additional distribution to the EMS agencies that will allow for ease in understanding the changes.
The NEMSIS 3.5.0 Documentation Standard and Schematron release has been delayed until Friday of this week to avoid any confusion associated with the final changes in 3.4.0. We apologize for any delay and inconvenience.
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Peter L. Brodie, AEMT, BS
Branch Chief, Data and Informatics Unit
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems