Massachusetts Ambulance Trip Record Information System (MATRIS)

Licensed Massachusetts ambulance services use MATRIS to report EMS data to the Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).

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Overview

The primary purpose of EMS data collection is for the improvement and support of EMS systems, research, and delivery of quality patient care. The collection of reliable, comprehensive, valid data from Massachusetts ambulance services allows the Department of Public Health (DPH), ambulance services, and EMS Medical Directors to work collectively to assess the quality of care delivered to patients with the fundamental objective of quality improvement.

Read the Clarification of Goals and Purposes of EMS Data Collection through MATRIS to learn more about the mission and goals of data collection through MATRIS.

Request data from MATRIS

To request MATRIS data from the Department of Public Health, please complete the MATRIS Data Request Form and email to matrissupport@state.ma.us.

Log in to MATRIS

Log in to MATRIS here

Individuals and vendors working on behalf of a licensed ambulance service who do not have a username and password may request to set up a new user in the system.

To request a user agreement, complete the MATRIS Use Agreement and either:

  1. Scan the completed agreement and email to matrissupport@state.ma.usOR
     
  2. Mail the completed agreement to:
    Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: MATRIS
    Department of Public Health
    99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor
    Boston MA, 02111

Vendors working with licensed ambulance services may also use the test login information below to access MATRIS before receiving login credentials:

  • ID: vendor
  • Password: Section12

NEMSIS V3

NEMSIS V3 Training Resources

DPH/OEMS held an informational webinar to answer questions about the transition process.
 

Access the webinar slides | (DOC).

DPH/OEMS has also scheduled three in-person training sessions for ambulance services with an educator from the MATRIS software vendor. Please note the same training will be offered in each location, so it is only necessary to attend one training session:

February 12, 2019
9:30AM – 5:00 PM

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, 400 Worcester Road (Route 9 Eastbound), Framingham

Click here to register for Framingham.

February 13, 2019
9:30AM - 5:00PM

Southeastern Massachusetts EMS Council (Region V), 827 Oak St. Suite 207, Brockton

Click here to register for Brockton.

February 14, 2019
9:30AM - 5:00PM

Northampton Fire Department, 26 Carlon Drive, Northampton

Click here to register for Northampton.

Additionally, DPH/OEMS has contracted for the vendor to have its educator teach two additional on-site trainings, which will be scheduled as it becomes clear when they would be most beneficial, based on ambulance services’ migration plans.

MATRIS how-to guides

Documents with guidance on data submission and other instructions are available when you login to the MATRIS site. Links are posted on the landing page for submitting data, reviewing validation scores, proposed data element additions, and other information. Below is a subset of these documents:

Contact

Fax

(617) 753-7320

Address

99 Chauncy St.
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
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