The Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD) comprises de-identified demographic, administrative and clinical data detailing presentations at Victorian public hospitals with designated emergency departments. The VEMD provides information for:
- epidemiological purposes
- health service planning and coordination
- policy assessment and formulation
- clinical research
- quality improvement and patient management.
2018-19 VEMD user manual (23rd edition)
Section 1 Introduction
Section 2 Concept and derived items definitions
Section 3 Data definitions
Section 4 Business rules
Section 5 Compilation and submission
Section 6 Validation reports and validation
See Reference files for lists of valid codes relevant to the VEMD.
VEMD manual aggregate data template 2018-19
VEMD late data exemption request
VEMD data resubmission request
VEMD Editor Edition 23 v1.0.0. 2018-19
VEMD Editor Process Notes 2018-19
VEMD Reference Group
VEMD Reference Group Terms of Reference
Current financial year changes and proposals for changes to take affect from 1 July for the following financial year can be found at annual .
To view previous VEMD manuals, visit Previous VEMD manuals. For all older documents and manuals from 2014-15 to 2015-16, visit VEMD .