Knowledgebase : Virginia Elite (V3) > Timelines/Deadlines
VPHIB V3 REVISED TIMELINE The Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is transitioning the Virginia Pre-Hospital Information Bridge (VPHIB) to the Virginia Elite system which meets the NEMSIS Version 3 National standards.  All EMS agencies have to be switched to a Version 3 reporting system NO LATER than DECEMBER 31, 2016.   This deadline is aligned with the NEMSIS national deadline. Pursuant to 12VAC5-31-560 of the Virginia EMS Regulations pertaining to patient care records, EMS agencie...
Virginia EMS Agencies: The OEMS has determined that it is in the EMS system's best interest to widen the version 3 EMS dataset roll out schedule. Widening the window will allow agencies more flexibility to plan, perform training, and implement v3 prior to the state deadline. The expanded timeline was most needed to allow software vendors that provide a single product to collect EMS and fire data more time to further develop the fire part of their products. The additional time will also benefit...
VERSION AND VALIDATION RULE UPDATE SCHEDULE Prior to the implementation of version 3 updates to the VPHIB system were planned in batches and every attempt made to limit the frequency of change. It was still perceived that there were constant changes being made to the system. To help address this perception Figure 5 below shows the schedule that will be followed to make version updates and validation rule updates. Version updates include, but are not limited to, additional elements, values, an...