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…

Northern Region Meeting (July 25)

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center will be hosting the next quarterly meeting of the Northern Region VHAC on Friday, July 25th from 7:30—9:00 a.m.


AHA Mission: Lifeline Free Webinar July 23

The American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® and the Midwest Affiliate presents: Model Sharing: Developing and Implementing a STEMI EMS Education Curriculum in Frontier and Rural Regions This free webinar will be held on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1pm EDT. … Continue reading

STEMI Showdown in Goochland (July 24)

STEMI Showdown 12 Lead EKGs Do you have what it takes to be the Goochland STEMI Showdown Champion? A class you will not want to miss for BLS & ALS Providers! When and Where   Instructors

AHA’s “STEMI Guidelines into Practice” available for CME / CE credit

The American Heart Association is offering a new CME / CE educational opportunity designed to discuss current evidence-based treatment for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) into practice. AHA will be offering FREE registration for this activity through July … 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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