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Modification to the upcoming Virginia Data Dictionary
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 20 July 2020 06:58 PM

After the release of the Virginia Data Dictionary (version 3.4.0.2), NEMSIS released additional national values.  Those are:

  • 24 - Destination Team Pre-Arrival Alert or Activation
    • Code 4224021 - Yes-Biological/Infectious Precautions
  • 03 - Personal Protective Equipment Used
    • 4503025 Face Shields
    • 4503027 Gown
    • 4503029 Full Isolation Non HazMat Suit

Since these values are relevant to the current


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Virginia Elite Update 07.07.2020
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 02 July 2020 09:12 AM

On Tuesday, July 7, the Virginia Elite system will be down as ImageTrend installs the latest software updates.  This update will begin at approximately 10:30 AM.  Our window for this process to be completed is 6 hours. 

To better-set agencies expectations on system availability, we are providing more of a breakdown on what occurs during this process:

  • 10:30 AM – ImageTrend preps the system and servers for the update (this process could take up to 1 hour)
  • Once

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New OEMS Data Submission Documents available – Effective 07.27.2020
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 17 June 2020 10:34 AM

On 07.27.2020, an updated Virginia Data Dictionary, New/Updated Validation Rules, and a new Schematron file, will go into effect.  Each item has been posted and is available for review.  For information on each of these, please use the below links:

Virginia Data Dictionary:


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Virginia Elite Update 05.05.2020
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 30 April 2020 10:10 AM

On Tuesday, May 5, the Virginia Elite system will be down as ImageTrend installs the latest software updates.  This update will begin at approximately 10:00 AM.  Our window for this process to be completed is 6 hours. 

To better-set agencies expectations on system availability, we are providing more of a breakdown on what occurs during this process:

  • 10:00 AM – ImageTrend preps the system and servers for the update (this process could take up to 1 hour)
  • Once

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Virginia Elite Users only - COVID-19 Worksheet
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 20 March 2020 09:45 AM

To assist agencies using the Virginia Elite system with documentation, a new worksheet has been added to the Virginia EMR.  For additional information on this, please review the posted Knowledge base article using the link below:


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OEMS Office Staff – Teleworking
Posted by Bryan Hodges on 14 March 2020 06:30 AM

On Thursday, March 12, Governor Northam declared a State of Emergency. As a result of this declaration strategies for prevention of the spread of COVID-19 have been put in to place, including ban on state employee travel, implementation of teleworking, cancellation of large public gatherings hosted by state agencies, and long-term economic


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