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.
2019-20 VEMD user manual (24th edition)
Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD) user manual (24th edition) Sections 1 to 6
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 2019-20
VEMD manual aggregate data template 2018-19
VEMD late data exemption request
VEMD data resubmission request
VEMD Editor Edition 24 v1.0.4 2019-20
VEMD Editor Process Notes 2019-20
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 .