Public Health Data Inventory

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)


Nebraska EMS and trauma rules and regulations provide the basis for the Nebraska data elements contained in the Nebraska EMS database. The mission of the EMS Program is to strengthen emergency care through cooperative partnerships to promote the well-being of the citizens of Nebraska.

Type of Data

The data are patient care records for ongoing surveillance.

Data Collection Method and Availability

All basic and advanced life support services are required to collect a patient care records for each response that the service makes. The current EMS regulation requires EMS services to report their data to DHHS quarterly. The data have been collected quarterly since 2000.

Related Links and Reports

Nebraska Emergency Medical Services Home Page

Data Contact

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Office of Health Statistics
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-3578

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