EMS Data Manager

Lance Iversen
EMS Educational & Professional Standards Coordinators, State EMS Data Manager
Phone: (605) 394-6027
E-mail: Lance.Iversen@state.sd.us

Department of Health
Emergency Medical Services
600 E. Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501

Health Website:
EMS Website: South Dakota Emergency Medical Services
Support Website:
Support Phone:

NEMSIS V3 Implementation Tools

State V3 Implementation Timeline

Information regarding the state transition to and implementation of the v3 Data Standard was last updated on May 9, 2023.

  1. Went “Live” with Version 3.5: 09-01-2022
  2. Direct Users of the South Dakota State ImageTrend Elite system will all transition to Version 3.5.0: Q2 of 2023
  3. South Dakota can accept DEM and EMS DataSet files from EMS agencies using other v3.5.0 compliant software at this time. Please communicate with the SD OEMS when you are ready to begin submitting v3.5.0 data. Preparatory steps are needed on the state side.
  4. Planned Date all Agencies must transition to Version 3.5.0: Q2 of 2023
  5. Planned Closure Date for Version 3.4: 03-31-2023

Submission to the Version 3 National EMS Database:

Information regarding submission to the Version 3 National EMS Database was last updated on December 6, 2022.

  • Date of First V3.5.0 Data Submission: 09-29-2022
  • Month and Year of First Record(s) in the V3.5.0 Database (Unit Notified by Dispatch Date): 08-2022

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