Mission: Lifeline Project Expanded Ranks of Patients Getting Guidelines-Based STEMI Care

From Medscape:

In the largest national project to organize regional care for ST-segment-elevation MI (STEMI), the proportion of patients treated within guideline goals increased modestly but significantly, according to a new report published in the August 2, 2016 issue of Circulation[1].

Under the Mission: Lifeline STEMI Systems Accelerator project, a collaborative program between Duke Clinical Research Institute and the American Heart Association, 484 hospitals and 1253 emergency medical service (EMS) agencies in 16 US geographic regions participated in an effort to organize coordinated regional reperfusion plans. Most reported to the ACTION Registry–Get With The Guidelines (AR-G) program.

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