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Aug 12

Portsmouth Fire and Rescue Receives Gold Recognition

Posted on August 12, 2019 at 8:55 AM by Sharon Hoggard

Awarded by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the Mission: Lifeline Gold Award recognizes Portsmouth EMS for demonstrating continued success in using the Mission Lifeline program.

Agencies earn Gold recognition with a minimum patient volume of at least 8 STEMI patients transported directly to a STEMI Receiving Center for Primary PCI and/or STEMI Referring Hospital for fibrinolytic administration and for achieving 75 percent or higher adherence over at least one consecutive 24-month interval all Mission: Lifeline® EMS quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.