Outpatient AMI/Chest Pain

(December 2017 reporting is based on discharges from April 2016 - March 2017)

More recent data is also available reporting discharges from January-December 2017

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We are
ensuring that patients indicating Chest Pain during registration are given to Triage Nurse to obtain EKG upon arrival.  And the EKG
is read by MD during triage interview.  SFB implemented a vertical ER.  Any patient
who mentions chest pain upon entry to the ER immediately receives an EKG in a private triage area reserved for vertical patients. The only
patients not currently meeting the standard are those that do not mention chest pain until well into their visit. Implemented:  'Direct Bedding'- During normal capacity hours,
patients are placed directly in a treatment zone.  'Nurse First'- During high capacity hours, patients entering lobby are met upon arrival
by a registered nurse.  'In Route EKG’s'- Digital EKG images are produced and transmitted by EMS prior to patient arrival in the ER.

Outpatient AMI/Chest Pain (Hospital Compare Data
as of April 2017)