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…

Southern Region Meeting (Jan 26)

The next VHAC/ML Southern region meeting will be held Monday, January 26, from 11am to 1pm at Lynchburg General Hospital.  Location and other details will be posted in this space when available.

Northwestern Region Meeting CONFIRMED (Jan 28, 2015)

The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition’s Northwestern Region will meet on Wednesday, January 28, at Augusta Health Heart and Vascular Center. The regional leadership summit is from 10am to noon.  The general  meeting is from 12 noon to 4pm. Lunch will be served. … Continue reading

Door to Balloon Time: Does it Matter?

The presentation by Dr. Michael Kontos for the statewide teleconference on December 11, 2014 “Door to Balloon Time: Does it Matter? A Tale of Two Studies“, can be accessed in one of two ways below: open in your browser in … Continue reading

Virginia’s 2013 Mission: Lifeline STEMI Award Winners

Congratulations to the Virginia hospitals that won the 2013 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline awards for following the most up-to-date treatment guidelines for STEMI care. 2013 Silver Receiving These hospitals are recognized for at least 12 months of 85% or … Continue reading

STEMI Bill of Rights

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