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…

Virginia Heart Attack Coalition / Mission: Lifeline Annual Meeting 2014


Friday, May 2, 2014

7:30AM – 3:30PM

Mary Washington Hospital Fick Conference Center
(located in the Moss Free Clinic Building)

1301 Sam Perry Boulevard

Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Click HERE to register or visit http://learn.heart.org and search for code “6540“.… MORE

Dinner and Social Gathering (May 1, 2014)

Please join us for an evening of STEMI Education with

Lowell Satler, MD
Washington Cardiology Center, P.C.
Washington, DC

STEMI Systems of Care

The Medicines Company is sponsoring a dinner and social gathering on Thursday, May 1, 6:00pm (the night before the annual VHAC / ML statewide meeting) at Brock’s Riverside Grill (503 Sophia Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401).… MORE

Inova Heart and Vascular Institute 2014 Cardiovascular Symposium

Contemporary Strategies for Practice Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease

April 25-26, 2014

Course Overview

The Inova Heart and Vascular Institute 2014 Cardiovascular Symposium will provide physicians with a working knowledge of clinically relevant and up-to-date topics using a combined lecture and case study approach.… MORE

Upcoming Regional Meeting Schedule (Feb – Mar 2014)

Northwestern Region meeting

  • Wed, Feb 12, 12-4pm
CANCELLED due to snow. We will post the rescheduled date and time as soon as it becomes available.… MORE
Western Region Meeting Nov. 18

Western Virginia Emergency Medical ServicesMonday, November 18,
11am – 2pm

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
West Pavilion 13th Floor Conference Room

Agenda Topics

Regional Therapeutic Hypothermia Implementation & Outcomes
Regional EKG Capability

Lunch will be provided

To RSVP, call HeartNet of the Virginias at 540-981-7910


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.… MORE

STEMI Bill of Rights

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