The prehospital triage of chest pain is an increasing topic of interest. With increasing overcrowding of emergency departments and chest pain units and increasing healthcare costs; more efficient and cost-effective innovation are urgently needed


Cyril Camaro, Niels van Royen (RadboudUMC) 

Mark Boogers, Tobias Bonten, Christa Cobbaert (LUMC)

Pim van der Harst (UMC Utrecht)

Arnoud van ‘t Hof, Jur ten Berg, Robert Willemsen (Maastricht UMC/Nieuwegein)

Ralf Harskamp (Amsterdam UMC)

Non academic centers: Catharina Hospital Eindhoven (Pieter-Jan Vlaar), Viecuri Venlo (Braim Rahel/Joan Meeder), Isala Hospital Zwolle (Dominique van Dongen, Rudolf Tolsma, Marion Fokkert)

Start date: May 2023

Proposed activities for 24 months
  1. Setting up a national consortium with all research departments in prehospital triage ACS
  2. Regular meetings in the holland heart house with the working group
  3. Writing a consensus paper on prehospital triage chest pain / ACS
  4. Reinforce the national collaboration between cardiologists, general practitioners, ambulance paramedics and clinical chemists
  5. Promoting international network activities (acute cardiovascular care association of the European Society of Cardiology) en seeking collaboration with international research departments on prehospital triage ACS (Denmark Aarhus University, Switzerland Basel university hospital
  6. Strengthen the collaboration with established research groups: writing meta-analysis, promoting common research in prehospital triage 
  7. Meeting with science council of the Dutch society of Cardiology (NVVC) to submit this topic on the knowledge agenda (Kennisagenda NVVC)

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