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

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

Hospital Compare Data as of April 2017

(discharges from July 2015 - June 2016)

More recent data is also available reporting discharges from April 2016 through March 2017

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Implemented processes to ensure all patients presenting to our ER with a complaint of Chest Pain will receive aspirin upon his/her arrival. 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)