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2018 Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Criteria

Note: The application period opens January 1, 2018 and closes April 2, 2018. (The traditional closing date is March 31st, but in 2018, 3/31 falls on a Saturday.) Detailed Recognition Criteria, Achievement Measures and Reporting Measures

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Application period for EMS recognition is open until March 31! The American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition application window is now open! The application for data submission for Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition will be live from January 1, through … Continue reading

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Wanted!   EMS agencies w/o EKG machines! 

Dear VHAC members, A long-term strategic goal of the Virginia Heart Attack Coalition is to ensure that all VA EMS agencies that transport patients have ECG machines and EKG acquisition capacity when in the field.   In collaboration with the office … Continue reading

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Benefits of applying and achieving Mission: Lifeline Recognition for STEMI Care Increased community recognition Improved EMS relationships with Emergency Department and Cardiology staff Improvements in patient care Increased public awareness of high quality care Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Application Resources … Continue reading

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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

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American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Award Winning Hospitals (2012)

Congratulations to the Virginia hospitals that won awards from Mission: Lifeline for “demonstrating extraordinary performance”! Silver VCU Medical Center Bronze Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Bon Secours Memorial regional Medical Center Inova Alexandria hospital Inova Fairfax … Continue reading

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ACTION Registry-GWTG Award Winners

The National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) has announced the ACTION Registry-GWTG Performance Achievement Award winners for 2012 and nine Virginia hospitals have been recognized for their efforts. Platinum Performance Achievement Award winners Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center (Portsmouth) Bon Secours … Continue reading

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