Launched in the United States in 2011, the HeartRescue Project began as a multi-state collaborative program funded by the Medtronic Foundation to improve sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates. Today, the project extends to other countries as HeartRescue Global, with programs to improve access and quality for acute CVD care, including ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and SCA, in Shanghai and Suzhou, China, Bangalore, India, and Sao Paulo, Brazil.”
Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International
RTI coordinates HeartRescue Global and the country-level programs. RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
IHME drives HeartRescue Global monitoring and evaluation. IHME is an independent global health research organization at the University of Washington that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world’s most important health problems.