OhioHealth congratulates Ohio’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Performance Achievement Award winners

Congratulations to all of Ohio’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Performance Achievement Award winners! OhioHealth is proud to work these and other Emergency Medical Services organizations to improve STEMI recognition and care.

From the American Heart Association announcement:
To achieve the Mission: Lifeline EMS Performance Achievement Award, these EMS agencies met volume criteria and achieved a 75% or higher compliance score for each specific EMS quality measure from 3 to 12 months. These measures include:

  • Percentage of patients with non-traumatic chest pain > 35 years of age, treated and transported by EMS who receives a pre-hospital 12 Lead ECG.
  • Percentage of STEMI patients transported to a STEMI Receiving Center, with pre-hospital First Medical Contact (FMC) to Device (PCI) < 90 Minutes.
  • Percentage of STEMI patients taken to a referring hospitals who administers fibrinolytic therapy with a door to needle time within 30 minutes.

The agencies receiving Mission: Lifeline EMS Performance Achievement Awards in Ohio include:

Silver Performance Achievement Award (Met volume and recognition criteria for 4 quarters)

  • Brook Park Fire Department
  • Brunswick Hills Twp. Fire Department
  • Lancaster Fire Department
  • Olmsted Falls Fire Department
  • Rural Metro Ambulance
  • Springfield Twp. Fire Department
  • Strongsville Fire Department

Bronze Performance Achievement Award (Met volume and recognition criteria for 1 to 3 quarters)

  • Berea Fire Department
  • Brunswick Fire Department
  • City of Canton Fire Department
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Fire & Rescue
  • Columbia Station Twp. Fire Department
  • Delaware County EMS
  • Euclid Fire
  • Fredericktown Community Joint Emergency Ambulance District
  • Green Twp. Fire & EMS
  • Lane LifeTRANS
  • Middleburg Heights Fire Department
  • Ravenna City Fire Department
  • Somerset-Reading Twp. EMS
  • Upper Arlington Fire Division
  • USV Ambulance District-Alger Unit