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Heart Attack

Also called acute myocardial infarction, heart attacks occur when not enough oxygen reaches the heart, typically because of a blockage or clot. When a heart attack happens, timely use of aspirin, other medications and treatments can reduce damage to the heart. Heart attack is not the same as heart failure.

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better)

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better)

Heart Attack Patients Given ACE Inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Arrival

Heart Attack Patients Given Aspirin at Discharge

Heart Attack Patients Given Beta Blocker at Discharge

Heart Attack Patients Given Fibrinolytic Medication Within 30 Minutes Of Arrival

Heart Attack Patients Given PCI Within 90 Minutes Of Arrival

Heart Attack Patients Given Smoking Cessation Advice/Counseling

Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)

Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got drugs to break up blood clots within 30 minutes of arrival (higher numbers are better)

Mortality Information

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate

Report Date Range: 01/01/2010 - 12/31/2010

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