Improving the System of Care for STEMI Patients. Welcome to the Fall 2010 STEMI Summit Jodi Doering, RN Mission:Lifeline Director State of South Dakota Judy James Regional Mission:Lifeline Director Midwest Affiliate, AHA. A Life-Saving Initiative.
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Welcome to the Fall 2010 STEMI SummitJodi Doering, RNMission:Lifeline DirectorState of South DakotaJudy JamesRegional Mission:Lifeline DirectorMidwest Affiliate, AHA
This will revolutionize heart attack patient care in SD – we currently have one of the highest STEMI death rates in the US according to the CDC.
This project is designed to produce a “model system” that can then be implemented across the Midwest and nation, making SD a leader in heart attack systems of care.
April, 2010 The Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Foundation gave $8.4 million to the AHA to develop a cutting edge state wide STEMI system of care!!!!
Mission: Lifeline is the American Heart Association's national initiative to advance the systems of care for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The overarching goal of the initiative is to reduce mortality and morbidity for STEMI patients and to improve their overall quality of care.
Successful implementation of Mission: Lifeline will mean that South Dakota will have: