Research and Publications

Updated:Feb 11,2014

Research and Publications in Support of Mission: Lifeline®

Mission: Lifeline® is now accepting Research Proposals. All Research Proposals will be held and reviewed for acceptance in July 2013. Research Proposals submitted after July 1, 2013 will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
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Research Publications

2012

Jollis J, Granger CB, Henry TD, Antman EM, Berger PB, Moyer PH, Pratt FD, Rokos IC, Acuna AR, Roetig ML, Jacobs AK. Systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction:  a report from the AHA Mission: Lifeline program. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes published online May 22, 2012;DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.111.964668 Circ CV Quality and Outcomes.

Riley R, Newby LK, Don C, Roe M, Holmes D, Gandhi S, Kutcher M, Herrington D. Diagnostic time course, treatment, and in-hospital outcomes for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction presenting with nondiagnostic initial electrocardiogram: A report from the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline program. [Epub 11/23/12]. Am Heart J 2013;165:50-6.

Rokos I, Henry T, Weittenhiller B, Bjerke C, Bates E, French W. Mission: Lifeline STEMI Networks Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Maps. [Epub 5/17/13] Critical Pathways in Cardiology • Volume 12, Number 2, June 2013. DOI:10.1097/HPC.0b013e31828cfe1b.

Bagai A: Emergency Department Bypass for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Identified with a Pre-hospital Electrocardiogram: A Report From the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Program. Circ (in press)

Research Request Pipeline 

D Shavelle: Predictors of Reperfusion Delay in Walk-in STEMI patients from the ACTION GWTG Registry). [SCAI 2012] (in process)

T Dasari: Impact of Time of Presentation on Process Performance and Outcomes in ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). A Report From the American Heart Association: Mission Lifeline Program. [ACC 2012] (in process)
 
O'Connor R, Jacobs A. Nation-wide EMS survey on STEMI care: report from the AHA Mission Lifeline Emergency Cardiovascular Care Taskforce. (in process)
 
Bates ER, Jacobs A. Revisiting time-to-treatment goals in Mission: Lifeline. (in process)
 
McCarthy: EMS Transport of STEMI Patients Shortens Ischemic Time and is Associated with a Higher Risk Population. A Report From The AHA Mission: Lifeline Program. [AHA SS 2011] (in process)
 
Vora: Patterns of Thrombolytic Therapy Use in Patients with ST-Elevation MI Transferred to PCI Hospitals – Insights from the ACTION-GTWG Registry. [ACC 2013] (in process)
 
David Cotoni: Frequency of Non-Systems Delays in STEMI Patients Undergoing Primary PCI and Implications for Door-to-Balloon Time Reporting. A Report From The AHA Mission: Lifeline Program. [AHA SS 2012] (in process)

2011

Mathews R, Peterson ED, Li S, Roe MT, Glickman SW, Wiviott SD, Saucedo JF, Antman EM, Jacobs AK, Wang TY. Use of emergency medical service transport among patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: findings from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Acute Coronary Treatment Intervention Outcomes Network Registry-Get With The Guidelines. Circulation. 2011;124:154-163.

Wang TY, Nallamothu BK, Krumholz HM, Li S, Roe MT, Jollis JG, Jacobs AK, Holmes DR, Peterson ED, Ting HH. Association of door-in to door-out time with reperfusion delays and outcomes among patients transferred for primary percutaneous coronary intervention. JAMA. 2011;305:2540-2547.

2009

Deborah B. Diercks, Michael C. Kontos, Anita Y. Chen, Charles V. Pollack, JR, Stephen D. Wiviott, John S. Rumsfeld, David J. Magid, Brian Gibler, Christopher P. Cannon, Eric D. Peterson, Matthew T. Roe. Utilization and Impact of Pre-Hospital Electrocardiograms for Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Data From the NCDR (National Cardiovascular Data Registry) ACTION (Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network) Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol 2009;53:161–6

2008

ST-Elevation and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Clinical Performance Measures: Promise for Progress. Read more

Underwood, J. et al. The Role of the Emergency Nurse in Improving Care of the Patient With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Perspectives of the RACE Nurse Leadership. Journal of Emergency Nursing. Volume 35, Issue 4, Pages 330-335. Read article

Descriptive Papers

2009

O’Connor R. American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline - A Call to Arms for Emergency Medicine. ACEP News Jan. 2009.

Debbs J. The American Heart Association’s New Mission: Lifeline initiative to improve response and treatment of severe heart attack. The Legislator. March 2009.

2008

Antman EM. The specialty of emergency medicine: needed now more than ever before. Ann Emerg Med. 2008;52:317-319.

2007

Faxon D. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: current state of ST-elevation myocardial infarction care. Circulation. 2007;116:e29-e32. 

Mensah GA, Hand MM, Antman EM, Ryan TJ Jr, Schriever R, Smith SC Jr. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the patient and public perspective. Circulation. 2007;116:e33-e38.

Sanz M, Smalling RW, Brewer DL, French WJ, Smaha LA, Ting HH, Casey DE. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the physician perspective. Circulation. 2007;116:e39-e42.

Moyer P, Ornato JP, Brady WJ Jr, Davis LL, Ghaemmaghami CA, Gibler WB, Mears G, Mosesso VN Jr, Zane RD. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the emergency medical services and emergency department perspective. Circulation. 2007;116:e43-e48.

Ellrodt G, Sadwin LB, Aversano T, Brodie B, O'Brien PK, Gray R, Hiratzka LF, Larson D. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the non-percutaneous coronary intervention-capable (ST-elevation myocardial infarction referral) hospital perspective. Circulation.2007; 116:e49-e54.

Granger CB, Henry TD, Bates WE, Cercek B, Weaver WD, Williams DO. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the primary percutaneous coronary intervention (ST-elevation myocardial infarction-receiving) hospital perspective. Circulation. 2007;116:e55-e59.

Fenter T, Golash T, Jensen N. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: the payer perspective. Circulation. 2007;116:e60-e63.

Peterson ED, Ohman EM, Brindis RG, Cohen DJ, Magid DJ. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: evaluation and outcomes. Circulation. 2007;116:e64-e67.

Nallamothu BK, Krumholz HM, Ko DT, LaBresh KA, Rathore S, Roe MT, Schwamm L. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: gaps, barriers, and implications. Circulation. 2007;116:e68-e72.

Solis P, Amsterdam EA, Bufalino V, Drew BJ, Jacobs AK. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: policy recommendations. Circulation. 2007;116:e73-e76.

Jacobs AK, Antman EM, Faxon DP, Gregory T, Solis P. Development of systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: executive summary. Circulation. 2007;116:217-30.

2006

Jacobs AK, Antman EM, Ellrodt G, Faxon DP, Gregory T, Mensah GA, Moyer P, Ornato J, Peterson ED, Sadwin L, Smith SC; American Heart Association's Acute Myocardial Infarction Advisory Working Group. Recommendation to develop strategies to increase the number of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction patients with timely access to primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
Circulation. 2006;113:2152-2163.