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WSA advocates travel to Washington D.C.

The final week in June brought more than 300 American Heart Association volunteer advocates from across the country descended on Washington DC for our Heart on the Hill federal lobby day, aimed at “lifting the burden of heart disease and stroke.” More than two dozen survivors, researchers, caregivers, physicians and staff from the Western State Affiliate attended, sharing their personal stories of the [...]

Montana STEMI Conference and Resuscitation Academy

Mission:Lifeline Montana partnered with Cardiac Ready Communities to host the third Annual Montana STEMI Conference and Resuscitation Academy. Over the course of two days, more than 330 health care providers came together to learn the latest guidelines and science and share best practices on providing the best care for acute heart attack and cardiac arrest patients. Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney [...]

Los Angeles Heart & Stroke Ball Raises More Than $432,000

Close to 400 guests gathered under the magnificent Space Shuttle Endeavor at the California Science Center in Los Angeles for the American Heart Association’s second annual Heart & Stroke Ball. The event raised more than $432,000 for the mission. The event, chaired by Union Bank Managing Director and Regional President Leticia Aguilar, and presented by Toyota, included a special musical [...]

Healthcare pros crowd QSI workshop in Seattle

Over 170 healthcare professionals from throughout Washington tallied some 1,105 continuing education credits at our recent Cardiovascular and Stroke Workshop in Seattle. Congratulations to Elizabeth Peterson, Ellen Friedman and Joel Liu for outstanding work in organizing the two-day event. It was the largest Get With The Guidelines workshop ever held in Washington. Workshops like this provide an environment for learning through [...]