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Atascocita Fire Department Honored by American Heart Association
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

This is the third consecutive year that the Atascocita Fire Department has been honored by the American Heart Asociation.

Below is an explanation for each level of recognition:

MISSION: LIFELINE EMS AWARDS:

Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Recognition In addition to meeting the above requirements, the agency also achieved at least 75%  on the 2019 Plus Measure — percent of adult Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest patients resuscitated  on scene with sustained ROSC of at least 20 minutes, maintained to arrival at the emergency department, who has a 12-lead ECG performed in the field.

Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Recognition Agencies earn Gold recognition with a minimum patient volume of at least eight STEMI patients transported directly to a STEMI Receiving Center for Primary PCI  and/or STEMI Referring Hospital for fibrinolytic administration and for achieving 75% or higher adherence over at least one consecutive 24-month interval all Mission: Lifeline® EMS quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.

Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Plus Recognition In addition to meeting the above requirements, the agency also achieved at least 75% on  the 2019 Plus Measure — percent of adult Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest patients resuscitated  on scene with sustained ROSC of at least 20 minutes, maintained to arrival at the emergency department, who has a 12-lead ECG performed in the field.

Mission: Lifeline® EMS Bronze Plus Recognition In addition to meeting the above requirements, the agency also achieved at least 75%  on the 2019 Plus Measure — percent of adult Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest patients resuscitated on scene with sustained ROSC of at least 20 minutes, maintained to arrival  at the emergency department, who has a 12-lead ECG performed in the field.

Mission: Lifeline® EMS Bronze Recognition Agencies earn Bronze recognition with a minimum of at least 4 STEMI patients transported directly to a STEMI Receiving Center for Primary PCI and/or STEMI Referring Hospital for fibrinolytic administration and for achieving 75% or higher adherence for at least one consecutive 90-day interva on all Mission: Lifeline® EMS quality measures to improve the  quality of care for STEMI patients.

 



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