Quality Report: Heart Attack

The rates displayed in these graphs are from data reported for discharges from January 2009 through December 2009 for patients seen at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center for chest pain or possible heart attack as compared to data from all reporting Massachusetts hospitals and the reported national average.

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG (a lower number of minutes is better). 
 MI5 Outpatient ECG 
 Heart attack patients given aspirin at arrival.  
MI1 Aspirin at Arrival

 Heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge.  

 MI7 Aspirin at Discharge

  Heart attack patients given ACE inhibitor or ARB for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD).  

MI6 Ace Inhibitor


Heart attack patients given smoking cessation advice or counseling. 

 MI6 Smoking Cessation


Heart attack patients given beta blocker at discharge. 

MI9 Beta Blocker


Heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival. 

MI8 Fibrinolytic


Heart attack patients given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival. 

  MI10 PCI 90 mins