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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)

Heart Attack, also called Acute Myocardial Infarction, is a life-threatening event that can happen when not enough oxygen reaches the heart. When a heart attack occurs, quick use of aspirin and other treatments can reduce damage to the heart and reduce the chance of death.

Key

Better Than U.S. Average At or Near U.S. Average Worse Than U.S. Average No National Average
or Too Few Cases

How To Read This Report:
An explanation of the scores and how the cell coloring relates to them.

Desired Performance

This indicates if a high or low score is best for this metric. In some case the desired performance will be neutral. In this case the desired performance is neither high or low and a color rating is not assigned to the statistic of that metric..

Measures

Aspirin at Arrival High 99 % 99 % 100 %
Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge High 99 % 99 % 99.7 %
ACEI or ARB for LVSD High 98 % 97 % 96 %
Beta-Blocker Prescribed at Discharge High 99 % 99 % 100 %
PCI within 90 Minutes of Arrival High 95 % 94 % 95.3 %
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Last Updated 01/29/2010