Mission: Lifeline® Alaska
About Mission: Lifeline®
Mission: Lifeline is the American Heart Association's national initiative to advance the system of care for patients with acute, high-risk time sensitive life and/or quality of life threatening disease states, such as ST Elevate Myocardial Infarction (STEMI Heart Attack), Non-ST Elevated Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI Heart Attack), Stroke and Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest.
About Mission: Lifeline Alaska
Mission: Lifeline Alaska is a collaborative project designed to enhance heart attack care for all Alaskans. Working with hospitals, clinics, emergency medical service (EMS) providers, the Alaska Department of Health and other health professionals, the goal is to save lives through the deployment of clinical training resources and information grounded in the latest science.
Mission: Lifeline Alaska Public Education Campaign
Mission: Lifeline Alaska is launching a public education campaign designed to encourage Alaskans to learn the warning signs of a heart attack and to call 911 or local emergency services if a heart attack is suspected. Watch these videos to hear from Mission: Lifeline Alaska volunteer medical experts. Quick action saves lives.
Michael Levy, MD, EMS Medical Director, State of Alaska
Amber Simonetti, RN BSN, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center
Erik Lewis, Director of Clinical Services, LifeMed Alaska
Nicole Cruse, RN, CFRN, LifeMed Alaska
Simple Step to Save Lives
Download a poster with the warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack and hand it in a public area do raise awareness.
Mission: Lifeline Alaska Grant Funders
The Foss Family Foundation, Mat-Su Health Foundation, the Rasmuson Foundation and Calais Company, Inc. are dedicated to ensuring that the right care is available at the right time for heart attack patients in Alaska through their support of the Mission: Lifeline® Alaska project.