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Table 1.50b
Median time for AMI patients to PTCA,a all payers, by State, 2005
State Median time (minutes)
United States 99
Alabama 97
Alaska 86
Arizona 111
Arkansas 107
California 103
Colorado 86
Connecticut 102
Delaware 76
District of Columbia 139
Florida 104
Georgia 100
Hawaii 104
Idaho 85
Illinois 100
Indiana 96
Iowa 81
Kansas 96
Kentucky 98
Louisiana 110
Maine 90
Maryland 105
Massachusetts 95
Michigan 97
Minnesota 73
Mississippi 107
Missouri 96
Montana 83
Nebraska 88
Nevada 123
New Hampshire 95
New Jersey 107
New Mexico 87
New York 100
North Carolina 94
North Dakota 82
Ohio 94
Oklahoma 98
Oregon 95
Pennsylvania 104
Puerto Rico 165
Rhode Island 106
South Carolina 97
South Dakota 109
Tennessee 106
Texas 103
Utah 101
Vermont 99
Virginia 99
Washington 87
West Virginia 88
Wisconsin 87
Wyoming 92

a Time in minutes from arrival to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTCA) in patients with ST segment elevation or left bundle branch block (LBBB) on the electrocardiogram (ECG) performed closest to hospital arrival time.

Key: AMI: acute myocardial infarction.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization Program.

 

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