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Report: U.S. hospitals make progress on heart care quality

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

U.S. hospitals made progress on heart care measures in 2013, recording an overall 1.3% improvement since 2009, according to a report from The Joint Commission. The report identifies eight heart care measures that hospitals improved on, including an 8.6% increase in percutaneous coronary interventions occurring within 90 minutes of the patient's arrival and a 5.1% boost in cases involving administration of fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes. BeckersHospitalReview.com (11/19)


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ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

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ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2014

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