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Percent of AMI patients who received recommended hospital care,a all payers, United States, 2005
|85 and over
a Recommended hospital care for AMI includes administrations of aspirin and beta blocker within 24 hours of hospital arrival and at discharge, receiving a prescription of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker at discharge for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and giving smoking cessation counseling for smoking patients.
Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction; SE: standard error.
* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.