Project UPSTART: the Use of Procedural Standardization to Reduce Recognition to Repferfusion (R2R) Time in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)

Enrollment Information

Project UPSTART is a quality improvement program developed at the University of Virginia. Participation is free. Our goal is to help minimize your STEMI “Recognition to Reperfusion” times -any way that we can!

Project UPSTART has been carefully designed. Each component of the process contributes to overall success in a synergistic fashion. Therefore, improvement is greatest when the complete process is adopted in its entirely. However, feel free to utilize any of our resources as they best apply to your situation.

Participation and implementation are simple. Please contact us for information and free assistance at An efficient way to get a feel for the overall process is to complete the Provider Training Module or review About Project UPSTART.

Once you decide to participate, the first step is to complete the UPSTART Institutional Data Collection form. Return the completed form to and we will contact you shortly.

Participation is free and you are under no obligation to share data, etc.