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Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Recognized for STEMI Care

Published: July 27, 2022

For the first time, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline regional STEMI achievement award for its commitment to offering rapid research-based care to people across the region experiencing an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe form of heart attack.

“Through our collaboration with critical access hospitals and EMS agencies throughout rural Iowa, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital has improved the quality processes for the region,” said Julie Buckelew, MSN, RN, CCRN, the campus manager for cardiology and pulmonary services at Methodist Physicians Clinic in Council Bluffs. “This collaboration, education and ongoing feedback demonstrate the system of care required to meet national guidelines.”

Jennie Edmundson also received the following Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards from the American Heart Association:

  • Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold
  • Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus

The Daily Nonpareil: Methodist Jennie Edmundson recognized for STEMI care