August 22, 2022 — Englewood Health’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has received its sixth consecutive American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award.
This award reflects the commitment of the Englewood Health EMS team to providing rapid, research-based care to people experiencing the most severe form of heart attack.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the American Heart Association year after year,” said Rick Sposa, director of emergency medical services at Englewood Health. “Our EMS team is dedicated to providing optimal care for heart attack patients to ensure they have the best possible chance of survival.”
The Mission: Lifeline achievement award is earned by institutions that demonstrate a commitment to treating patients according to the most up-to-date, research-based practices as outlined by the American Heart Association.
“Our EMTs, paramedics, and supervisors display hard work, dedication, and compassion every day,” said Barbara Schreibman MD, FACEP, EMS medical director at Englewood Health. “This is a well-deserved acknowledgment of the excellent care provided by our entire EMS team.”