Holston Valley receives Silver Award from Mission: Lifeline

Silver AwardHolston Valley Medical Center received silver recognition in the Mission: Lifeline program by achieving 85 percent or higher composite adherence to the program's quality achievement indicators for ST segment elevation myocardial infarction - or STEMI heart attack - referral centers for two straight 12-month intervals. Hospitals involved in Mission: Lifeline are part of a system that makes sure STEMI patients get the right care they need, as quickly as possible. Mission: Lifeline focuses on improving the system of care for these patients and at the same time improving care for all heart attack patients.

Mission: Lifeline is a program created by the American Heart Association to improve STEMI and cardiac resuscitation systems of care.