Frisbie EMS recognized for implementing highest level of care
June 7, 2018
Frisbie Memorial Hospital EMS received the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association’s 2018 Mission: Lifeline® Silver Award for its continued success in implementing the Mission: Lifeline program and helping patients achieve the best possible outcomes.
Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition is the American Heart Association’s program that focuses on helping communities and regions form effective coalitions of hospitals, ambulance services, emergency communications centers, and other community-based agencies to deliver effective, efficient systems of care to save and improve lives.
Recipients receiving the Silver Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association for one calendar year. In addition, recipients have demonstrated 75 percent compliance to four out of ten heart failure quality measures or seven out of ten stroke quality measures during the 12-month period.
In 2017, Frisbie EMS received the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association’s Mission: Lifeline Bronze Award.