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…

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. Regional Reports / Best Practices The events kicked off the … Continue reading

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Northwest Region Meeting (June 17, 2016)

The next Virginia Heart Attack Coalition / Mission: Lifeline Northwest Region meeting will be held Friday June 17th at Warren Memorial Hospital. The regional leadership summit is from 10am to noon.  The general  meeting is from 12 noon to 4pm. * Please fill out … Continue reading

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…

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

STEMI Bill of Rights

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