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…

Western Region Meeting (Jan 9, 2015)

The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition’s Western Region will meet on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Details will be amended to this post as they become available.

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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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