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Updated:Nov 13,2015

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Interested in Mission: Lifeline EMS recognition?
November 2015
Mission: Lifeline will be accepting applications for EMS recognition from January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016. Learn more.

We're pumping up Mission: Lifeline to address ACS
November 2015
The American Heart Association initially created Mission: Lifeline to save the lives of STEMI heart attack patients by connecting healthcare providers, prehospital providers and community stakeholders in a proactive system of care - from symptom onset through cardiac rehabilitation.

Thanks to the program's to the success of the Mission: Lifeline STEMI program, the American Heart Association is now expanding Mission: Lifeline to include all patients who suffer from both types of myocardial infarctions - STEMI and NSTE-ACS (Non ST-Elevation-Acute Cardiac Syndrome).

Mission: Lifeline working to reach Native Americans in Montana
October 2015
Mission: Lifeline — which lays out ways healthcare systems can improve care for patients who suffer STEMI, a serious heart attack — is coordinating emergency response with the right equipment in rural areas of the state. EMS services in all six of Montana’s reservations, plus a tribe with 4,500 Native Americans, have received equipment allocations through a $4.6 million donation by the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The trust is funding the state’s program through 2017. Learn more.

When hospitals go the extra mile, patients do too
September 2015
Congratulations to our award-winning Mission: Lifeline hospitals that were recognized in our recent U.S. News and World Report "Best Hospitals" edition advertisement. Learn more.

What happens along the way makes all the difference
June 2015
Congratulations to our award-winning Mission: Lifeline EMS agencies that were recognized in our recent recognition advertisement in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services. Find your agency on our list.

Now Available: 2013 STEMI Guidelines and Resources
Access the latest guidelines and additional resources here.

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Mission: Lifeline Publications
Visit our Quality Research Database to access the latest Mission: Lifeline publications.

Research Opportunities
Mission: Lifeline is now accepting Research Proposals for 2015-2016. Visit our Quality Research website to learn more.


Mission: Lifeline Webinars View All

  • Archived Webinar: EMS Recognition is Coming!  (June 18th, 2013)

  • Archived Webinar:  Mission: Lifeline® 101 (April 30, 2013)

  • Archived Webinar: ACTION Registry - GWTG Training for Accelerator Project Regions - Inclu...

  • Archived Webinar: Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, Mission: Lifeline Hospital Accr...

  • Archived Webinar: ACTION Registry® - GWTG™ Training for Accelerator Project Reg...