Strategies 2.1.1:
Develop and implement a statewide system of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)

Strategy from the 2011-2020 Minnesota Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Plan

American Heart Association (AHA) - Mission: Lifeline
Mission: Lifeline is the American Heart Association's national community based multidisciplinary initiative to advance the systems of care for patients with STEMI. The program focuses on steamlining and coordinating processes to speed the delivery of appropriate treatment. AHA is currently seeking funding to support a statewide a statewide initiative that would establish systems of care in the rural areas of the state.

Contact: Justin Bell

National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR)/American Heart Association - Action Registry: Get with the Guidelines
Action Registry - Get with the Guidelines (AR-G) is the largest national quality improvement initiative focusing on high-risk acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients with STEMI and NSTEMI. There are currently nine hospitals in the state participating in AR-G.

NCDR - CathPCI Registry
CathPCI Registry is a cardiac catherization registry.


If you would like to report current activity around this strategy, please contact Sueling Schardin at (651) 201-4051 or




Updated Wednesday, 01-Aug-2012 09:40:40 CDT