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