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…
You’re invited to join us for two great events in June! Location: Hilton Springfield • 6550 Loisdale Road • Springfield, Virginia Both Days $35 AFib/Stroke Combo Register Now! – www.heart.org/springfieldworkshops Note: there are no CEUs being offered for these events. … Continue reading
Mission: Lifeline is Expanding
On 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…
2015 Annual Meeting
The Virginia Heart Attack Coalition/Mission Lifeline concluded another highly successful Statewide Meeting on Friday May 29th. The event, held at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital, hosted over 120 STEMI Stakeholders from across the Commonwealth. Participants heard updates on Regional, State and National STEMI care activities and performance, discussions of cutting edge STEMI science and technological advancements in prehospital 12 lead ECG transmission, and future directions for Virginia’s premier MI quality initiative (presentations from the annual meeting are now available). Plans are already underway for the 7th annual meeting in the Spring of 2016. Please stay tuned!
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
STEMI Bill of Rights