Elite EKG Update and Problems Sending 12-Leads

Dear Fellow Members, First, I know some of you experienced issues sending 12-leads to the hospital.  It probably looked fine in your truck and you were probably surprised when the charge nurse said they didn’t receive it.  I thought it was working fine as recently as last week.  Yeah....

VBEMS Elite Runform v5.3 Release

Dear Fellow Members, As has been said before, the Elite rollout will be an evolution.  Over the past couple of days we’ve discovered a number of issues that impact our reporting (and squad grant-writing) needs.  Specifically, the need to identify if a patient transport is done ALS or BLS.  You...

VBEMS Elite Runform v5.2 Release

Dear Fellow Members, Thank you all for your continued patience and support of the ongoing Elite rollout.  Since we went live on 10/1, over 3,300 reports have been submitted.  And of those reports, 167 reports have a validation score less than 98%.  It means that, by in large, Elite...

Elite go-live, +2 weeks

1,486 reports later all seems to be going well.  These past two weeks have presented a number of technical and support challenges for myself and the organization.  But I’m happy to say that, with everyone patience and willingness to help out, we are doing good.  Very good. Not all...

You have (a lot of) passwords

By now, everyone knows our new patient care software, Elite, is going live on 10/1.  Several emails have been sent asking you to log in to various websites to do various things.  And its become more than a little challenging to keep track of where you are and what...

Elite Public Beta Release 1

Well, here it is. Yes, Elite is going live on 10/1. If you haven’t already, follow the directions in this article to sign in and get started.  You can sign in from any computer. Thank you for all of the members who spent their time testing Elite and providing invaluable...

How to sign up for Elite classes in the Member Portal

This September, training for Elite will be offered in two formats: online and classroom.  One of the new features of the Member Portal is the ability to sign up for classroom training.  We will be using this feature to register for Elite classroom training.  All classes will be held...

How to verify your information in the new Member Portal

Your Virginia certification data is automatically sent from our records management system, Licensure, directly to Elite.  It is important to that all information in Licensure is accurate and up-to-date to help ensure a smooth go-live with Elite on 10/1.  Please take a moment to fill out a form verifying...

How to sign into Elite

City EMR computers have shortcuts to Elite right on the desktop.  They also contain software needed to communicate with the LifePak’s.  For this reason, per department policy only city-issued devices will be used during an incident. Outside of an incident, you can access Elite from any computer with a modern...