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Heart Attack

Higher percentages are better (some of the recommended care given to patients only if appropriate.) 

Data current as of December 2010

Hospital Process of Care Measure
Rex Healthcare
United States Average
Average number of minutes before outpatients chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital (a lower number of minutes is better) N/A 64 minutes
Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better) N/A 9 minutes
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)  N/A  54%
Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival (higher numbers are better)

 

N/A

93%

Percent of heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival,  100%  98%
Percent of heart attack patients give aspirin at discharge 100% 98%
Percent of heart attack patients given an ACE inhibitor or ARB for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVS), if appropriate 96% 96%
Percent of heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice/counseling 100% 99%
Percent of heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge, if appropriate 99% 91%
Percent of heart attack patients given beta blocker at arrival, if appropriate 99% 98%
Percent of heart attack patients given Fibrinolytic Medication within 30 minutes of arrival  N/A  54%
Percent of heart attack patients given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival, if appropriate 94% 89%