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Cardiology Quality Measures at Strong Memorial Hospital

Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a medical procedure during which narrowed arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle are widened, to allow for improved flow of blood through these arteries to the heart, without the need for open heart surgery.

Number of Angioplasty Procedures Performed, 2013-2014

Metric Number
Strong Memorial Hospital  932

Inpatient Mortality Rate for Angioplasty, 2013-2014

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital  0.75%

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Coronary Bypass Surgery (CABG)

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure done to reroute or create an alternate path for the blood to flow around the blocked areas in the arteries to the heart.

Annual Surgical Volume for CABG Procedures, 2013-2014

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure done to reroute or create an alternate path for the blood to flow around the blocked areas in the arteries to the heart.

Metric Number
Strong Memorial Hospital   285

Percentage of CABG Procedures Performed Using Internal Mammary Artery Grafts, 2013-2014

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital   99.1%

Number of Isolated CABG Procedures Performed, 2013-2014

An isolated coronary artery bypass graft means that no other procedures were performed during the CABG operation.

Metric Number
Strong Memorial Hospital   224

Number of CABG with Valve Procedures Performed, 2013-2014

Metric Number
Strong Memorial Hospital   61

Percentage of CABG Patients Receiving Antibiotics within One Hour Prior to Surgery, 2014-2015

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital  99.3%

Percentage of CABG Patients with Aspirin Prescribed at Discharge, 2013-2014

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital  100%

Percentage of CABG Patients with Statin Prescribed at Discharge, 2013-2014

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital  98%

30-Day  Inpatient Mortality Rate for Isolated CABG (CMS), July 2012 - June 2015 

Metric Rate
State 14.1%
National 14.4%
Strong Memorial Hospital   13.8%

Inpatient mortality rate for CABG with Valve, 2013-2014

Metric Rate
Strong Memorial Hospital  3.7%

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Heart Attack

Primary PCI Received within 90 Minutes Arrival, 2013-2014

The procedures called Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) are among those that are the most effective for opening blocked blood vessels that cause heart attacks. Doctors may perform PCI, or give medicine to open the blockage, and in some cases, may do both.

Metric Rate
State 95%
National 96%
Strong Memorial Hospital  100%

Acute Myocardial Infarction(AMI) 30-Day Mortality Rate (CMS), July 2012 - June 2015

Patients hospitalized with a principal diagnosis of heart attack and died from any cause regardless of whether the patient dies while still in the hospital or after discharge. The 30-day mortality measures focus on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) patients with a principal diagnosis of AMI.

Metric Rate
State 17.1%
National 16.8%
Strong Memorial Hospital   17.9%

Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 30-Day Readmission Rate (CMS), July 2012 - June 2015

Heart Attack patients who had a recent stay in a hospital who were readmitted within 30 days of discharge to the same hospital, or to a different hospital or acute care facility. The 30-day readmission measures focus on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) patients with a principal diagnosis of AMI.

Metric Rate
State 13.3%
National 14.1%
Strong Memorial Hospital   12.7%

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Heart Failure

Evaluation of LVS Function, 2013-2014

Heart Failure patients who had the function of the left ventricle checked during their hospital stay. An evaluation of the LVS function checks how the left chamber of the heart is pumping.

Metric Rate
State 99%
National 99%
Strong Memorial Hospital   100%

Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Mortality Rate (CMS), July 2012 - June 2015

Patients hospitalized with a principal diagnosis of heart failure and died from any cause regardless of whether the patient dies while still in the hospital or after discharge. The 30-day mortality measures focus on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) patients with a principal diagnosis of HF.

Metric Rate
State 23.2%
National 21.9%
Strong Memorial Hospital   21.0%

Heart Failure (HF) 30-Day Readmission Rate (CMS), July 2012 - June 2015

Heart Failure patients who had a recent stay in a hospital who were readmitted within 30 days of discharge to the same hospital, or to a different hospital or acute care facility. The 30-day readmission measures focus on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) patients with a principal diagnosis of HF.

Metric Rate
State 11.3%
National 12.1%
Strong Memorial Hospital   10.4%