Welcome to the Virginia Heart Attack Coalition / Mission: Lifeline website!

The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition (VHAC) is a volunteer collaborative organization dedicated to improving care for heart attack patients in Virginia by implementing the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Mission: Lifeline guidelines and fostering cooperation and coordination among the Commonwealth’s STEMI care providers.  MORE…

Northwest Region Meeting Feb. 27

STEMI Care: Sustaining the Gains — Slide Presentation

STEMI Care: Sustaining the Gains

EMS Performance Report from Tidewater

Want a great way to highlight EMS heart attack performance and reinforce STEMI best practices?  Check out Chesapeake’s Fire Dept.’s “WOW!FACTOR” …More Great Stuff Brought to you by Tidewater!

STEMI Accelerator 2.0 Progress in Tidewater Virginia

The Duke / AHA STEMI Accelerator story has been one of progress in STEMI care across many regions of the nation. Nowhere is that more evident than in the “Tidewater Region” of Eastern Virginia. MORE…

2016 Annual VHAC State Meeting Wrap-up

The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition/Mission Lifeline concluded another highly successful annual event in Williamsburg.  Approximately 100 STEMI Stakeholders from across the Commonwealth participated in the 6th annual meeting in May. MORE…

Mission: Lifeline is Expanding

Mission:LifelineOn behalf of the American Heart Association, I’m excited to let you know that Mission: Lifeline® is expanding to now include all patients who suffer from both types of myocardial infarctions – STEMI and NSTE-ACS (NonST-Elevation-Acute Cardiac Syndrome). MORE…

STEMI Bill of Rights

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