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    Women less likely to receive procedures for cardiac arrestBy AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWSWomen cardiac arrest patients are less likely than men to receive potentially lifesaving procedures to look for and open blocked coronary...
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    Study: Strokes damage blood-spinal cord barrierDamage to the spinal cord just below the brain was found to play a major role in the long-term fallout from a stroke. By Stephen Feller   |   June 13, 2016 at 1:51 PM  0 Comments     Dama...
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    How do you know I know what award-level we have been given?  Is their a list somewhere?  My director just informed me that we received the bronze award but I'm not sure how she got the info.  I did not get an email and I do all of the data entry an...
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    Any time we can get together as a team in open dialogue about improving services (for both staff and patients) is cause for celebration! Thanks so much for sharing, Judy!
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    Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS honored our EMS providers during EMS week by providing physician led education sessions on cardiology and neurology topics of interest.  We also had our ED Medical Director speak to the EMS provid...
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    Hi Carol, perhaps this post overlapped, but I am the AHA QSI Director for the region.  As explained in my response to you and to Kim, the EMS Awards you saw announced have a different process than the GWTG or the MIssion: LIfeline awards...

Mission:Lifeline Expands its mission for 2016

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 success, the American 
Heart Association is expanding Mission: Lifeline to include all patients who suffer from both types of myocardial infarctions — STEMI and NSTE-ACS.

STEMI & Cardiac Resuscitation Maps


Our more advance and upgraded mapping tool provides detailed state and county-level detail on STEMI and Cardiac Resuscitation coverage across the nation. Use this interactive map to identify systems in your region or locate gaps in coverage. You can also view the location of Mission: Lifeline recognized hospitals and toggle on different statistical layers in the "Edit Map" tab! 

To have your STEMI and cardiac resuscitation system mapped, register with us via our online survey and mapping tool. 

Register Your Hospital

Hospitals can register and start receiving information about Mission: Lifeline by submitting this form.

Register Your System

To begin registering your STEMI System with Mission: Lifeline, complete this online questionnaire. Your registration will help Mission: Lifeline better understand how STEMI Systems across the country operate.