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Heart Attack Data

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who needed specialized care were transferred to another hospital

A lower number of minutes is better.

Mercy Not Available*
Iowa Average 58 Minutes
National Average 59 Minutes

Average number of minutes before outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack got an ECG

A lower number of minutes is better.

Mercy 5 Minutes
Iowa Average 5 Minutes
National Average 7 Minutes

Outpatients with chest pain or possible heart attack who got aspirin within 24 hours of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 100%
Iowa Average 98%
National Average 97%

Heart attack patients given fibrinolytic medication within 30 minutes of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy Not Available*
Iowa Average 59%
National Average 59%

Heart attack patients given PCI within 90 minutes of arrival

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 100%
Iowa Average 95%
National Average 96%

Heart attack patients given aspirin at discharge

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 100%
Iowa Average 100%
National Average 99%

Heart attack patients given a prescription for a statin at discharge

Higher percentages are better.

Mercy 100%
Iowa Average 99%
National Average 98%
4/1/13 – 3/31/14
* No cases met the criteria for this measure.