We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS Emergency Management TC:
Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Tracking of Emergency Patients (TEP) Version 1.0
Committee Specification 01
23 December 2013
EDXL-TEP is an XML messaging standard primarily for exchange of emergency patient and tracking information from the point of patient encounter through definitive care admission or field release. TEP supports patient tracking across the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) care continuum, as well as hospital evacuations and patient transfers, providing real-time information to responders, Emergency Management, coordinating organizations and care facilities in the chain of care and transport.
The prose specification and related files are available here:
Editable source (Authoritative):
Distribution ZIP files
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Members of the Emergency Management TC  requested a Special Majority Vote to approve this specification as a Committee Specification. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process . The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed , and the approved CS01 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.
Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.
========== Additional references:
 OASIS Emergency Management TC
 Public reviews:
 Approval ballot:
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