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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) Quality Data

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Heart Attack

UW Health's Heart and Vascular Care program provides optimal care for patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
 
The chart below displays the percent of UW Hospital and Clinics heart attack patients who got all the recommended care appropriate for them, including:
  • Aspirin within 24 hours of arrival at the hospital and at discharge
  • Beta blockers at discharge
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor medication or angiotensin receptor-blocker (ARB) medication for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction
  • Smoking cessation education
  • Quick treatment for thrombolysis (blood clots)
  • Timely percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Statins prescribed at discharge
 

 

2011 Q1

2011 Q2

2011 Q3

2011 Q4

2012 Q1 

2012 Q2

2012 Q3

2012 Q4

2013 Q1

2013 Q2

2013 Q3

2013 Q4

UW Health

95.00

98.70

97.40

98.70

100.00

97.40

96.20

95.80

96

100 100 100

Benchmark

94.10

95.90

96.30

98.00

98.10

98.30

97.00

97.00

 98.7 98.7  98.7 99.5

 

Benchmark: Median of University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) member hospitals