Celebrating Veterans Affairs Medical Centers with High RQI Enrollments


The American Heart Association and RQI Partners would like to commend the below VA health facilities for their efforts and unwavering commitment in rolling out Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI), the gold standard of resuscitation education, despite the national surge in COVID-19. These facilities significantly increased their RQI enrollments between October 1, 2021 and January 31, 2022 in their earnest pursuit to meet the new Joint Commission standards to improve patient safety and outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest.

These facilities are to be applauded for their recent RQI enrollments:

  • Atlanta VA Medical Center – Decatur, GA
  • Augusta GA VA Medical Center  – Norwood, VA
  • Battle Creek VA Medical Center – Battle Creek, MI
  • Bay Pines VA Health Care System – St. Petersburg, FL
  • Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System – Montgomery, AL
  • Chillicothe VA Medical Center – Chillicothe, OH
  • Cincinnati VA Medical Center – Cincinnati, OH
  • Erie VA Medical Center – Erie, PA
  • Huntington VA Medical Center – Huntington, WV
  • James A. Haley Veterans Hospital – Tampa, FL
  • John J. Pershing VA Medical Center – Poplar Bluff, MO
  • Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Kettles VA Medical Center – Ann Arbor, MI
  • Martinsburg VA Medical Center – Martinsburg, WV
  • Miami VA Medical Center – Miami, FL
  • Mountain Home VA Medical Center – Mountain Home, TN
  • Overton Brooks VA Medical Center – Shreveport, LA
  • Portland VA Medical Center – Portland, OR
  • Providence VA Medical Center – Providence, RI
  • South Texas Veterans Health Care System – San Antonio, TX
  • VA Boston Healthcare System – Boston, MA
  • VA Butler Healthcare – Butler, PA
  • VA Central Texas Healthcare System – Temple, TX
  • VA Connecticut Healthcare System – West Haven, CT
  • VA Medical Center – St Cloud, MN
  • VA Northern California Healthcare System – Martinez, CA

The following Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) regions are greater than 80% or are fully 100% enrolled:

  • VISN 6: VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network
  • VISN 10: VA Healthcare System
  • VISN 15: VA Heartland Network
  • VISN 19: Rocky Mountain Network
  • VISN 21: Sierra Pacific Network
  • VISN 22: Desert Pacific Healthcare Network

Bravo on your commitment to sending more veterans home to their families!

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